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Charles Graeber’s critically acclaimed The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, chronicles the path to what the 2018 Nobel Prize committee recognised as our “penicillin moment” against cancer when they awarded the Medicine prize to James P. Allison and Tasuku. Variously reviewed as “fascinating and artful” (New York Times) and “deft, detailed, fascinating”(Nature) Graeber’s medical thriller,interlaces personal stories of patients and researchers as he tracks the journey to the cure and demystifies the science.

Supported by The University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

Sun, 19 May 2019

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