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Cancer treatment news: 'Historic' new drug could redesign immune system to FIGHT leukaemia

A new drug to fight cancer has just been approved in the United States.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has described its decision as “historic”.

They have approved a medicine called CAR-T – the first “living drug” for cancer – which can successfully treat a certain type of blood cancer in 83 per cent of people.

It works by redesigning the patient’s own immune system so it attacks acute lymphoblastic Daily Express :: Health Feed

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