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Breakthrough (2019)

90 min - Documentary - 9 March 2019
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Breakthrough tells the story of a renegade scientist’s quest to find a cure for cancer, the disease that killed his mother. Texan Jim Allison is a 2018 Nobel Prize winner for discovering how to prompt a cancer patient’s own immune system into defeating their disease, but for decades he waged an often-lonely struggle against the painful skepticism of the medical establishment.

Director:  Bill Haney

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Storyline

Breakthrough tells the story of a renegade scientist’s quest to find a cure for cancer, the disease that killed his mother. Texan Jim Allison is a 2018 Nobel Prize winner for discovering how to prompt a cancer patient’s own immune system into defeating their disease, but for decades he waged an often-lonely struggle against the painful skepticism of the medical establishment.


Collections: Bill Haney, Recent Movies

Genres: Documentary

Details

Official Website:  https://www.breakthroughdoc.com/
Language:  English
Release Date:  9 March 2019

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Uncommon Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 30 min

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Synopsis

Breakthrough tells the story of a renegade scientist’s quest to find a cure for cancer, the disease that killed his mother. Texan Jim Allison is a 2018 Nobel Prize winner for discovering how to prompt a cancer patient’s own immune system into defeating their disease, but for decades he waged an often-lonely struggle against the painful skepticism of the medical establishment.