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An Inside Job

Immunotherapy Looks to Harness the Body’s Defense and Cure Cancer from the Inside Out

By Steve Goldstein

As little as two decades ago early adopters of immunotherapy, looking to harness the body’s immune system to fight disease, toiled in the shadow of the holy trinity of cancer therapy — surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Now, the immunological approach to cancer treatment has undergone a research renaissance. Times certainly have changed. Read more

Discovering a Path to Success

By Katherine Dvorak

Compassionate is the first word that comes to mind when her family thinks about her, says Daviana Robles-Monge, a freshman at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. Kindness is important to her, helping people and offering a shoulder to lean on whenever and wherever she can, and that is what’s leading her toward the health sciences. Read more