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Abe has congratulated the Nobel Prize laureate on medicine Tasuka Hondze - RIA Novosti, 10/1/2018


TOKYO, 1 Oct – RIA Novosti. The prime minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has congratulated by phone of the Nobel Prize laureate on physiology or medicine for 2018 Tasuka Hondzyo on receiving this high award and has noted that his researches give "hope to many cancer patients".© AFP 2018/Jonathan Nackstrand Nobel Prize on medicine have awarded for new methods of treatment of crayfish Monday in Stockholm the Nobel committee at the Karolinska medical Institute has reported that the award in the field of physiology or medicine for 2018 is awarded to professor from the USA James Ellison and his Japanese colleague Tasuk Hondzyo "for their developments in the field of therapy of cancer by braking of negative immune regulation". Discoveries of scientists are made, mainly, in the 1990s, the medicines based on researches of winners have begun to appear the last several years.Hondzyo has discovered, in particular, protein on immune cages and its properties of a brake with a certain mechanism of action. The therapies based on the scientist's researches were amazingly effective in fight against cancer, it is said in the statement of the Nobel committee. Ellison's researches also concerned protein which functions not only as a brake of immune system, but also as her stimulator in treatment of a tumor. "I am proud, being the Japanese. Results of your researches grant hope to many cancer patients" — the Kiodo agency cites Abe's words during his telephone conversation with Hondzyo.

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