Antigenics: Quest for a Cure

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Pharmaceutical Executive

Pharmaceutical Executive, Pharmaceutical Executive-03-01-2001, Volume 0, Issue 0

A cure for cancer is the Holy Grail of modern medicine--long sought but seemingly unattainable. Because cancer cells are not foreign, easily identifiable invaders, but native parts of the bodies in which they live, neither the immune system nor chemical compounds have been able to accurately target and eliminate them from healthy tissue.