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Todd Ackerman
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Introducing Jim Allison, the scientist who made the discovery that has finally freed the immune system to attack cancer.
Whatever the source of his genius, Allison, chairman of immunology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, is credited today with one of the most important breakthroughs in cancer history, the discovery that finally frees the immune system to attack tumors - a dramatic departure from the existing models of treating the disease. The achievement has recently earned Allison the Economist magazine's 2013 Innovations Award in Bioscience; the National Foundat...
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Judge rejects Texas Children's Hospital lawsuit on Medicaid reimbursement changes, a setback that could cost state's pediatric hospitals $70 million this year.
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Houston Methodist Hospital heart transplant center placed on probation after donor heart squandered.
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Chronicle link: News obituary of James Ragan, extraordinary kid who fought cancer and inadequate pediatric cancer funding.
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