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William Coley, The Godfather of Immunotherapy

William Coley, The Godfather of Immunotherapy

William Coley, often regarded as the “Father of Immunotherapy”, was a bone sarcoma surgeon in New York from 1890-1936. He is famous for having developed a cocktail of heat-killed bacteria that came to be known derogatorily as “Coley’s Toxins”, which he used to treat...

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