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Timeline of Progress

For more than 100 years, immunology and immunotherapy have played an ever-increasing role in the understanding and treatment of cancer. Since 1953, CRI and CRI scientists have played a major role in bringing about and accelerating this transformation. Our timeline, spanning 1891 to today and containing more than 200 entries, shows some of the major discoveries and milestones in the field, highlighting CRI's impact along the way.