February 18, 2016 | Ava

The fight against cancer has taken an exciting turn. Scientists have found a way to use the body's immune system to attack cancer cells.

Cells from the immune system called killer T cells were genetically reprogrammed to seek out and destroy cancer cells.

These tests, however, are still in their initial stages, and the results have not yet been reviewed or published. Nevertheless, scientists are excited, and so am I since this would give those affected by cancer and their families hope for the future.

News

1341 Likes | 1 comments

Do you like this story?

Poll

How do you feel about this treatment?




blood

Initially tested on leukaemia, the therapy could next be tried on tumours and cancers in body tissues.

Enlarge

Image: Flickr/zhouxuan12345678

1 comments on 'Breakthrough in cancer treatment'

Post your comment

Shridhar

February 21, 2016 at 06:05

This should really b given a shot. The older treatments are just too painful and a questionable success rate.

Share your comment

Write as if you were talking to a friend (and maybe in front of your mother!).

Keep it classy, keep it clean and keep your temper.

Comments may be displayed in the gallery as well as on the website - check out our Community Guidelines for more info.

Tags

Popular Posts