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Designer T Cells Attack Leukemia

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Caption: University of Pennsylvania cancer investigators Carl June, David Porter, Bruce Levine and Michael Kalos discuss their work using genetically modified T cells for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the Aug. 10, 2011, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. M. Kalos of University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., and colleagues, was titled, "T Cells with Chimeric Antigen Receptors Have Potent Antitumor Effects and Can Establish Memory in Patients with Advanced Leukemia."

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