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James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine

Monday 01/October/2018 - 11:52 AM
Sada El Balad
edited by: Basant Ahmed
An American and a Japanese scientist have won the 2018 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for discovery of a revolutionary approach to cancer treatment، The Guardian reported.

James Allison and Tasuku Honjo will share the 9m Swedish kronor (£780،000) prize، announced by the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

The two scientists have been awarded the prize for their discovery that the body’s immune system can be harnessed to attack cancer cells.

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