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Spotlight on New Cancer Immunotherapy: Ono Pharmaceutical’s OpdivoTsukasaki Asako

Cancer has been dubbed, among other names, the “emperor of all maladies.” The disease has waged war on humankind for four millennia, and despite all the weapons that we have forged against this sworn enemy, we have yet to declare victory over it. In 2014 alone, as many as 370,000 Japanese lives were lost to the disease. Cancer cells are atypical cells that have formed from what were once norm…

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