Memory cells enhance strategy for fighting blood cancers

Subset of immune system cells shows promise for protecting against various disorders

CAR-T therapy

TUMOR THERAPY  A new type of immune therapy with genetically engineered cells, called CAR-T cells, melted away a lymphoma tumor in a patient’s kidney (PET scans of the tumor shown before CAR-T cell therapy, left, and two months after treatment). Chemotherapy had previously failed to shrink the tumor.

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