CANCER BREAKTHROUGH: BREAKTHROUGH IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER…
CANCER BREAKTHROUGH: BREAKTHROUGH IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER; REPROGRAMMED HUMAN CELLS USED TO DESTROY CANCER CELLS. 100% CURE!
NHS patients with lymphoma have for the first time been given a pioneering treatment that genetically reprogrammes their immune system to fight cancer. Mike Simpson, 62, from Durham, says his cancer is now “on the run”.
The therapy, called CAR-T, is a “living drug” that is tailor-made for each patient using their body’s own cells. Doctors at King’s College Hospital, London, said some patients were being completely cured in a way that had “never been seen before”.
How does the treatment work?