Gene Therapy May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer

15:00 EDT 1 May 2019 |

WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 -- A gene therapy that tweaks the immune system might offer hope to people with blood cancer that has resisted standard treatments, a new preliminary trial suggests. The cancer, called multiple myeloma, arises in certain white...

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