For a long time the prognosis was not good for people suffering from melanoma, an aggressive kind of skin cancer. It spreads fast and often metastasizes before it is diagnosed. Now, thanks to advances in immunotherapy, there is renewed hope.
Researchers in Australia have developed a new way of detecting the deadly skin cancer, melanoma. Hailed as a "world first," the breakthrough could dramatically increases survival rates.
Nowadays, artificial intelligence is driving advances in medical technology. Its applications are diverse. AI can sniff out diseases, give therapy and do much more. DW looks into how the tech is being used.
The 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine recognized James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for discoveries in immune regulation and cancer therapy. So what good is that?
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