Dr. Kevin Curran is a pediatric oncologist who specializes in the development of novel treatment approaches for leukemia and lymphoma that do not respond to current therapies. Specifically, he and his colleagues use genetic manipulation of immune cells to recognize and kill cancer cells. “When you are diagnosed with cancer, people start reading on theRead more..
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“We have to have them work better with less toxicity, so that people don’t have to have three years of treatment or have a lot of side effects or have long-term side effects. That is our vision, our dream.” Three years ago, nine year old Ezzy Pineda was diagnosed with leukemia and began chemotherapy. 98%Read more..
Three years ago, nine-year-old Ezzy Pineda was diagnosed with leukemia and began chemotherapy. Ninety-eight percent of adolescent patients respond positively to chemo, so her doctors at a Long Island hospital began the routine process. After four rounds, however, she was only getting worse. Her parents were lucky enough to get her into a clinical trialRead more..