Boosting our immune system to treat tumours

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  • Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018

A doctor examines a chest x-ray. One of the cancers immunotherapy has been successful in treating is non-small cell lung cancer. — Photos: AFP

The immune system is our body’s armed forces, designed to defend our body against all intruders that seek to harm us.

So, why doesn’t it seem to work when it comes to cancer?

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