Expert says that instead of trying to bring external forces like surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, immunotherapy harnesses the body’s own abilities to attack cancer cells. Photo: AP<br /> (AP)

Killing cancer from the inside out

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Satheesh Chukkurumbal Raghavan and his team of biochemistry students at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, found a molecule that impedes the repair of DNA broken in the course of radiotherapy and chemotherapy within cancerous cells. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint<br />

Assassin of warped chromosomes

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