Toddler's Cancer in Remission after Designer Cell Treatment

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  1. Indy Anna

    Indy Anna Well-Known Member

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    A breakthrough technology has given hope to a family who thought their baby daughter may not survive to her second birthday.


    Hospital officials then offered the family one shot at an experimental treatment that had only been tried before in mice. The medical staff would retrain donated T-cells, which help fight off infection in the body, in the hopes that they would attack her cancer. Using these kinds of “edited” T-cells from a donor had never been tried before.

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  3. LaborDayRN

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    Fascinating development!

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