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Hurdles Abound in Race to Bring Customized Cancer Treatments to Masses

September 5, 2016

(STAT News) – The idea is tantalizing: Reengineer a patient’s own immune cells to attack the cancer that’s killing her. Scientists have proven it can be done, curing patients of otherwise terminal blood cancers. But faith in this approach, dubbed CAR-T immunotherapy, has been shaken in recent months.

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