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Researchers Unveil Blood Cancer Therapy with 'Exciting' Results

An experimental therapy that harnesses the power of the immune system is showing remarkable success in the fight against some of the mostly deadly blood cancers. The work, headed up by Stanley Riddell, a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the U.S. state of Washington, involves engineering the patient's immune system T-cells and has shown considerable promise in small clinical trials. In one study of 35 patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, 94...

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