Article originally published on September 24, 2019
Revolutionary. Indomitable. Visionary. These are just a few of the words used by peers and colleagues to describe 2018 Nobel Prize recipient James P. “Jim” Allison, PhD, and his discovery of the immune system’s ability to combat cancer. Each of those qualities, along with the race to bring immunotherapy to patients and how the treatment is now changing lives and the way the world looks at science, are explored in the documentary Jim Allison: Breakthrough. Read more about the documentary in ASCO Connection.