Actually the TIL procedure seems similar in that the team harvests the T cells that actually are found invading the tumor, grow them in vast quantities in the lab. Then they transplant a massive dose of the T cells back into the body, where, hopefully they will attack and kill the cancer.
One trick these guys in the article seemed to have figured out is how to make the “sticky stuff” invisible to the the immune system itself, meaning the body’s immune system won’t attack it when it’s injected. Double cool.
There is much hope here in these times where there seemed so little before.
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