BioCentury This Week television aims to provide a platform for the public, patients, academia, government and industry to engage in informed dialogue about healthcare innovation. As part of the initiative, BioCentury television's new "Profiles in Innovation" feature focuses on transformational ideas in science, medicine and policy that are reshaping healthcare.

This week, Steven Rosenberg of the National Cancer Institute describes how decades of lab research and scores of clinical failures are finally leading to treatments that can teach a patient's immune system to eradicate cancer.