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Gene therapy shows ‘extraordinarily high’ promise in curing blood cancers

Gene therapy shows ‘extraordinarily high’ promise in curing blood cancers

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer. A few patients with one type of leukemia were given this one-time, experimental therapy several years ago and some remain cancer-free today. Now, at ...

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