Exciting developments in immunotherapy concerning CAR-T, CAR-T for solid tumours and immune checkpoint inhibitors

Immunotherapy has been around since the eighteenth century, when it was noticed that patients suffering with cancer would sometimes go into remission after suffering from a fever. However it wasn’t until the 1890s that someone started to carry out scientific research on this. William Coley carried out experiments where streptococcal cultures were injected into cancer patients, and regression was seen …