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Roundtable Discussion on Cancer Immunotherapy

Posted on by Dr. Francis Collins

Discussing Cancer Immunotherapy
I joined Nobel laureate Jim Allison to take part in a roundtable discussion of cancer immunotherapy with several Members of Congress. The informal discussion took place in the Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2019. The meeting was requested by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and ACT for NIH, Washington, D.C. Afterwards, we posed for a group photo, showing (from left to right) Jed Manocherian, founder and chairman, ACT for NIH; Congressman Fred Upton of Michigan; Congresswoman DeLauro; Congresswoman Nita Lowey of New York; Jim Allison, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, and a pioneer in cancer immunotherapy. Standing next to me on the right is Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher of Texas. Credit: NIH


  • Mike Hasan says:

    Superb. Looks good.

  • Patricia Chieffo says:

    So happy to see Rosa DeLauro, my Congresswoman when I lived in Connecticut. She always fights
    for the good of her Constituents and she hasn’t changed. I now live in Northern Virginia and wish we
    could clone her! Hopefully your committee will support NIH in it’s quest for new treatments and research. Immunotherapy is the future and a path to the Cure for Cancer!
    Thank you for all of your efforts by discovering new treatments!

  • Ashley Sturzl says:

    What was discussed?

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