Medical and Scientific: Cancer saviour

12 Feb 2021 - Medical and Scientific

One of the world’s groundbreaking cancer medicines will be produced in Melbourne, after the remarkable success of genetic-engineering technology in saving Australian patients. The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is now the key Asia-Pacific site to manufacture and deliver Kymriah. The revolutionary blood cancer treatment — which sees a person’s own immune cells removed, reprogrammed in a lab and then returned to their body to fight the cancer — will save hundreds of lives each year.

Herald Sun; 12/02/2021; Page 1