Doctors are using gene therapy to fight leukemia, more types
By: Associated Press - Texarkana Gazette
Emily Whitehead is checked by pediatric oncologist Dr. Stephan A. Grupp. In early 2012, she was the first child given gene therapy for acute lymphocytic leukemia and shows no sign of cancer nearly 21 months later.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ bl...