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Latest leukemia treatment the immune system programmed to kill cancer cells

Posted on January 26, 2013 by

A year ago doctors at the University of Pennsylvania began a bold experiment on a patient with leukemia when all else failed. They removed a billion of his T-cells- the white blood cell that fights viruses and tumors and gave them new genes which programmed the cells to attack his cancer. After 10 days, he […]

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