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‘Designer cells’ reverse one-year-old’s cancer – BBC News

‘Designer cells’ reverse one-year-old’s cancer – BBC News

The first person in the world to receive a pioneering genetic therapy has had her cancer reversed, say Great Ormond Street doctors.

One-year-old Layla Richards, from London, had incurable aggressive leukaemia only five months ago.

Doctors used “designer immune cells” to fight the cancer and say her improvement was “almost a miracle”.

Source: ‘Designer cells’ reverse one-year-old’s cancer – BBC News