Season 15, Episode 5 Battles in the War on Cancer: Wonder Drug on Trial
First Aired: February 16, 1988
Part 1 of the two-part "Battles in the War on Cancer" examines Interleukin-2, a chemical discovered in 1976 that is said to stimulate the growth of cells in the body's immune system. Included: two patients who are undergoing the treatment, and a third who describes its severe side effects.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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