Nobel prize in Medicine for cancer therapy

STOCKHOLM – The Nobel prize for Medicine this year to two medical researchers that therapies against cancer have been developed. The the American James Allison and the Japanese Tasuku Honjo. The two have reached a milestone in the fight against cancer, so by the Nobeljury in Stockholm announced. They have therapies been developed that enables the immune system cancer can be better treated.

The prize includes a cash prize of converted 870.000 euros. Since 1901 have 214 people this Nobel prize. The Nobel prizes are now a week long granted. Next Monday has the Swedish central bank as the last of the Nobel prize for Economics. Friday is known who or what the Nobel Peace prize.

The exception is the Nobel prize for Literature this year, lost by a scandal in the jury. To compensate, there will be in 2019 two earlier promised.

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