ON THE OFFENSIVE Gene-edited cancer cells (green) release a protein deadly to other tumor cells (red).
Khalid Shah lab/CSTI
GUILTY AS CHARGED Human papillomavirus (shown) — especially types 16 and 18 —is responsible for nearly all cases of cervical cancer.
Laboratory of Tumor Virus Biology/NIH/Wikimedia Commons (adapted by E. Otwell)
CAR-T 2.0 An immune therapy for cancer using CAR-T cells (two shown in yellow, attacking a breast cancer cell) made a big splash in 2017, but it comes with serious side effects that researchers are trying to combat.