I only hope that this is true.
While it sounds like the stuff of science fiction, a cancer treatment in which a patient’s own cells are engineered to hunt down and wipe out their disease — and then linger in the body to stop the cancer returning — is helping to save patients’ lives.
The results of the treatment, known as CAR T-cell therapy, have been astonishing.
Patients who had exhausted all other options and been told they had just months to live have gone into remission. Others have even been cured by the one-off dose.
As someone who has been touched — twice* — by cancer, you have no idea how big this is to me.
Keep it going, guys.
*Imaginary Wife (Connie) died of ovarian cancer, and New Wife is a survivor of endometrial cancer.