Medicine: New Weapon in the Cancer War?

An invigorated fighter cell works wonders in animals

That the patients were only laboratory mice did not detract from the results: 100% cured of colon cancer that had spread to the liver, 50% cured of colon cancer spread to the lungs. These are remarkable cure rates for malignancies that are virtual death sentences for both mice and people. The encouraging results were announced last week by a researcher of near celebrity status, Dr. Steven Rosenberg of the National Cancer Institute. It was Rosenberg who, as spokesman for the team of doctors performing colon surgery on Ronald Reagan, shocked the nation last year by announcing on television, "The President has...

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