Scientists Who Sparked Revolution In Cancer Treatment Share Nobel Prize In Medicine

Dr. James P. Allison, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, poses for a photo in New York in 2015. Allison and Tasuku Honjo have jointly been awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology.

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo were cited for their work in harnessing the immune system to arrest the development of cancer.

(Image credit: Richard Drew/AP)