Genetically Engineered T-Cells Force Leukemia into Remission

A pretty amazing story indeed……13 people with a form of cancer called multiple myeloma were treated with genetically engineered T-Cells and all 13 are now in remission or close to it.  “The fact we got a response in all 13, you can’t get better than that,” says James Noble, CEO of Adaptimmune in Abingdon, UK, which developed the treatment.

The T-Cells can better recognise proteins called NY-ESO-1 and LAGE-1, these are found on myeloma cells only.  All 13 showed a boost in their white blood cell count.

We all probably know someone that has been taken b/c of cancer or is currently struggling with it.  It seems as though science has really made major strides in battling it, and we hope to hear more good news from this study after they’ve gone through additional trials.

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