Jim Allison Breakthrough Cancer Cure Film, T-Cell, CTLA-4, Ipilimumab

Jim Allison: Breakthrough is the astounding, true story of one warm-hearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer.

Today, Jim Allison is a name to be reckoned with throughout the scientific world — a 2018 Nobel Prize winner for discovering the immune system’s role in defeating cancer — but for decades he waged a lonely struggle against the skepticism of the medical establishment and the resistance of Big Pharma.

The documentary, Jim Allison: Breakthrough, takes us into the inspiring and dramatic world of cutting-edge medicine, and into the heart of a true American pioneer, in a film that is both emotionally compelling and deeply entertaining.

Salon – “Breakthrough’s” James Allison is having fun and curing cancer

Sharp Magazine – “Jim Allison Won a Nobel Prize for His Cancer Breakthrough. But It Took Years for the Medical Community to Listen”

Los Angeles Times –  Review: ‘Jim Allison: Breakthrough’ salutes a one-of-a-kind Nobel Prize-winning Texan

The New York Times –  ‘Jim Allison: Breakthrough’ Review: Taking On Cancer

Boston Business Journal –  Locally produced documentary on Nobel Prize-winning scientist, ‘Breakthrough,’ premieres Sunday

Culturally Obsessed –  Bill Haney on his Doc ‘Breakthrough’ about Maverick Cancer-Fighting Scientist Jim Allison

Front Row Features –  EXCLUSIVE: Filmmaker Trains His Lens on Unconventional Cancer Scientist

International Policy Digest –  ‘Jim Allison: Breakthrough’ Review

Red Carpet Crash –  Documentary Review: ‘Jim Allison: Breakthrough’

Film Threat –  Interview with Director Bill Haney

Trailer: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/videos/jim-allison-breakthrough-trailer/

Source: Jim Allison Breakthrough Cancer Cure Film, T-Cell, CTLA-4, Ipilimumab

top image : cancer cells

I watched this on Independent Lens last week. It is so promising, a vision for the world we deserve. L/T


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