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New cancer treatment uses a drug that trains white blood cells to more actively attack cancer cells - CNN (article link)

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- The new FDA approved cancer treatment involves taking a patient's own white blood cells and using a drug that trains them to more actively attack cancer cells.
- "But the real breakthrough is the approval of this new way of treating disease, which could be used for other cancers and conditions, such as HIV"
- "It's a landmark in the sense that it would be the first approved cell-based immune therapy,"


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