City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.
December 18, 2015 | Don Diamond Ph.D.
Since the halcyon days of the discovery of monoclonal antibodies 40 years ago, the science and practice of immunotherapy has greatly matured and revolutionized our thinking about the inevitability of a cancer diagnosis. The 40 years of history has been a progressive march to a better understanding of our immune system and how it functions.