2018 Nobel Medicine Prize awarded for cancer research

The Nobel Prize laureates for Medicine or Physiology 2018 are James P. Allison, U.S. and Tasuku Honjo, Japan presented at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden October 1, 2018. TT News Agency/Fredrik Sandberg via REUTERS

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discoveries leading to new approaches in harnessing the immune system to fight cancer, the award-giving body said on Monday. ÔÇťAllison and Honjo showed how different strategies for inhibiting the brakes on the immune system can […]

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