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Smart Cancer Treatment for Kids

July 13, 2012

http://seattlemag.com/article/smart-cancer-treatment-kids

 

Source - Seattle Magazine


There’s a powerful new weapon in the battle against pediatric cancer, thanks to a new “smart” therapy that could one day eliminate the need for chemotherapy and radiation. Seattle Children's Dr. Michael Jensen’s approach starts by isolating T lymphocytes—specialized white blood cells that are good at wiping out infections—from a patient’s own blood.

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