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Marvels in Medicine: Allison Talks Everything from Advances in Immunotherapy to Jamming With Willie Nelson

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Dr. Allison highlights everything from his proudest professional moments, to MD Anderson’s Moon Shot program, to his musical talents, to next steps he’s taking in cancer research.

Welcome to OncLive On Air®! I’m your host today, Gina Mauro.

OncLive On Air® is a podcast from OncLive®, which provides oncology professionals with the resources and information they need to provide the best patient care. In both digital and print formats, OncLive® covers every angle of oncology practice, from new technology to treatment advances to important regulatory decisions.

Today, we had the pleasure of speaking with James P. Allison, PhD, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, to discuss his biggest career milestones. Dr. Allison is a Giants of Cancer Care®in the Scientific Advances category, which he received in 2014.

In 2018, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded him, along with Tasuku Honjo, MD, PhD, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work that led to the use of checkpoint inhibitors in cancer treatment.

In our exclusive interview, Dr. Allison highlighted everything from his proudest professional moments, to MD Anderson’s Moon Shot program, to his musical talents, to next steps he’s taking in cancer research.

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