Published in Blood Weekly, October 31st, 2002
And their findings, published recently in the Lancet show that the therapy has proved effective in a number of cases. The treatment proved successful last year in saving the life of a 4-year-old boy from Birmingham, who developed the cancer- post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease - following a liver and bowel transplant.
The technique, which involves boosting the patient's own immune system to fight cancer without affecting the transplanted organ, can also be adapted to treat...
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