Medical Breakthrough At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Posted on: 8:28 pm, August 5, 2013, by , updated on: 04:32pm, August 5, 2013

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(Memphis) A medical breakthrough in the fight against childhood cancer, thanks to scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital right here in Memphis.

Scientists have discovered a way to target the immune system to shrink, even eliminate, tumors in mice without hurting the immune system.

They also found evidence that the same mechanism may operate in humans.