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Author Topic: Gene Transfer Therapy Clinical Trials at Sloan Kettering (stage 1)  (Read 2761 times)
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« on: October 28, 2012, 05:38:02 PM »

I was so encouraged to read this. For those of us who would not attempt a BMT (with or without a perfect sibling match), this (if successful) would truly be a "cure" without risking host v. graft. The patient's OWN stem cells would be used. Hoping the vector being used in these clinical trials will have better results than previous one(s) (as they caused cancer...)
http://www.mskcc.org/blog/launch-stem-cell-therapy-trial-offers-hope-patients-inherited-blood-disorder
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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 01:26:35 AM »

This is very amazing, I would be so glad to hear about the results when more patients are recruited.
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