ICYMI: July 14, 2017

Published on July 14, 2017

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: July 14, 2017


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F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval for Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment

WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (The New York Times) — A Food and Drug Administration panel opened a new era in medicine on Wednesday, unanimously recommending that the agency approve the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, transforming them into what scientists call “a living drug” that powerfully bolsters the immune system to shut down the disease.

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