The Weekly: How an immunotherapy trial is offering hope for the future

Published on August 12, 2022

Feature Story

Immunotherapy trial for rectal cancer offers hope for future

WEDNESDAY, August 10 (CBS News) — A small immunotherapy trial for a certain type of rectal cancer reports a 100% success rate. Dr. Jon LaPook explains how it’s designed to work and how it could be used as a model to treat other cancers.


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Congressional Families: Voices for Cancer Prevention — Senator Roy Blunt and Abigail Blunt

“Early detection saved my life, and it could save yours.” – Senator Roy Blunt, Missouri

This past January, 45% of Americans who had a routine medical appointment or test  planned in the next three months reported they were not planning to go. 

Watch our latest video with Senator Blunt and his wife, Abigail.  

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