In Girl’s Last Hope, Altered Immune Cells Beat Leukemia

In Girl’s Last Hope, Altered Immune Cells Beat Leukemia

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Photo by Sun StarIt is hard to believe, but last spring Emma, then 6, was near death from leukemia. She had relapsed twice after chemotherapy, and doctors had run out of options.

Desperate to save her, her parents sought an experimental treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, one that had never before been tried in a child, or in anyone with the type of leukemia Emma had.

The treatment very nearly killed her. But she emerged from it cancer-free.

(READ the story in the New York Times)

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File photo by Sun Star

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