Tuesday, February 16, 2016

T-Cell Therapy May Be A Cure for Cancer

A breakthrough treatment for cancer, called Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy (or CAR-T for short), has shown such a high rate of success against the worst types of cancers that some are heralding it as the long awaited "cure for cancer".

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/t-cell-therapy-have-we-just-discovered-a-cure-for-cancer-a6877526.html







The technique involves extracting T-Cells from the patient, then modifying them to boost their cancer-fighting capability, multiplying them and putting them back into the patient.

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