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3Novices:Gene therapy helps late-stage leukaemia patients for whom other treatments failed

A cancer treatment that genetically alters immune cells has shown success in more than two-thirds of adults with the most common form of leukaemia, and for whom other medicines had failed, US researchers say.
The treatment, known as experimental chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy, has made headlines in recent years, particularly after it helped beat back paediatric leukaemia in the first US child to undergo the treatment.
Leukaemia is one of the top 10 causes of death from…
July 18, 2017 at 09:29AM http://ift.tt/2tAm07l
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