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'Potentially another weapon in our arsenal against cancer'

February 16th, 2016

Episode 841 of 1275 episodes

A therapy that retrains the body's immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than 90% of terminally ill patients reportedly went into remission. Alan Worsley from Cancer Research UK told the programme that this therapy is "another weapon in our arsenal" against cancer. However, the data has not been published or reviewed and two patients are said to have died from an extreme immune response. (Picture: Blood cell cancer Credit: Science Photo Library)

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