How a potential new cancer treatment sneaks up on tumours

Dr Aslan Mansurov (PhD)

Many cancer treatments are notoriously savage on the body. Drugs often attack both healthy cells and tumour cells, causing a plethora of side effects. 

Immunotherapies that help the immune system recognise and attack cancer cells are no different. Although they have prolonged the lives of countless patients, they work in only a subset of patients.