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Cancer researchers awarded Nobel prize for medicine

Cancer researchers awarded Nobel prize for medicine
The 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo on Monday. (Jonathan Nackstrand / AFP/Getty Images)

The Nobel Prize in medicine has been jointly awarded to James Allison of the University of Texas and Tasuku Honjo of Japan’s Kyoto University for discovering a form of cancer therapy.

The $1.01 million prize was announced Monday by the Nobel Assembly of Sweden’s Karolinska Institute.

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