A scientist who won the Nobel Prize for revolutionizing how we treat cancer says young scientists shouldn't set out to cure the disease
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Jim Allison won the Nobel Prize last year for transforming the way that cancer is treated, along with Tasuku Honjo, a scientist at Kyoto University.

At the start of his career, Allison didn't set out to cure cancer. Instead, he wanted to better understand how a part of the human immune system worked in the body. 

That led to immunotherapy treatments that fight cancer by using the body's built-in immune system. 

His advice for young scientists is: "work on what really interests you, and you care...

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