Immunotherapy successfully fights leukemia in relapsed patient

07/11/2013 | SeattlePI.com

A relapsed leukemia patient taking part in the cellular immunotherapy Phase I cancer trial at Seattle Children's Hospital was deemed free of leukemia cells after about seven months of treatment. The trial is testing the effectiveness of modifying the function of T-cells from the patient's own blood so that they attack the cancer cells. Findings showed that the patient "has had a positive response to the T-cell therapy and, at this time, we do not detect any leukemia cells," lead investigator Dr. Rebecca Gardner said.

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