Therapy Made From Patient’s Immune System Shows Promise For Advanced Breast Cancer

(By Rob Stein for NPR)

Doctors at the National Institutes of Health say they’ve apparently completely eradicated cancer from a patient who had untreatable, advanced breast cancer.

The case is raising hopes about a new way to harness the immune system to fight some of the most common cancers. The methods and the patient’s experience are described Monday in a paper published in the journal Nature Medicine. Continue reading article here…

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