Immunotherapy can help fight cancer. Some of its top researchers are right here in Georgia

Immunotherapy can help fight cancer by working with the body’s own immune system, and some of its top researchers are right here in Georgia, according to a new article in Georgia Trend magazine.

After decades of research and development, immunotherapy has joined surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy to become the fourth treatment modality for cancer, says Samir Khleif, M.D., director of the Cancer Center at Augusta University, one of the largest immunotherapy centers in the Southeast.

Georgia Trend: Hope on the Horizon

April 2016

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