CREDIT: Terry E. Smith

The Dizzying Journey to a New Cancer Arsenal

Staff Writer

Carl June and others have engineered patients' own T cells to proliferate inside their bodies and seek and destroy cancer. In a small number of patients, the strategy has worked beyond the doctors' wildest expectations, although it doesn't work in everyone and there can be serious side effects. Now the researchers are on a quest to turn this experimental therapy into a treatment success.

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