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  • Immunotherapy Cures Breast Cancer In World First

    (from http://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2...rst-study.html , 6 June 2018)

    [ ... So-called "immunotherapy" has already been shown to work in some people with cancer of the lung, cervix, blood cells (leukaemia), skin (melanoma) and bladder.
    But an immune breakthrough for bowel, breast and ovary cancer has remained elusive.
    In the latest study, a team extracted immune cells called lymphocytes from the patient, tweaked them in the lab, then reinjected them.
    The woman was 49 when she signed up for the clinical trial after several attempts at a cure through conventional treatments had failed, said the study published in the scientific journal Nature Medicine ...]
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