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RNZ: Trial results offer hope to Kiwis with 'incurable' blood cancer

Cutting-edge New Zealand research into a new cancer treatment using a patient's own immune cells suggests it could be safer and more effective than existing treatments.

Twenty-one patients with blood cancer (B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma) - who had already exhausted conventional treatments - took part in the trial, in which their own immune cells were modified genetically to make CAR T-cells.


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