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How the Immune System Fights Cancer

Clip: Season 47 Episode 5 | 2m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Researchers discover how cancer masks itself from the immune system and figure out how patients’ immune systems can recognize cancer cells and attack them.

Aired: 04/01/20

Rating: NR

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