Summary: A new study says that our aging immune system plays a larger role in explaining cancer than genetic mutations. The new findings support the idea of rejuvenating the thymus – an essential immune system organ – as a strategy to prevent cancer. [This article first appeared on LongevityFacts. Author: Brady Hartman. ] A new study suggests that our aging immune system plays a… Continue reading "Our aging immune system explains cancer, not genetic mutations says new study"
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Summary: After years of effort, this revolutionary gene-modified T cell therapy is bearing fruit in treating a type of lymphoma, a resistant form of cancer. [This article first appeared on the website LongevityFacts.com. Author: Brady Hartman. ] Thirty-seven-year-old Nick Asoian of Denver unsuccessfully fought Hodgkin’s Lymphoma using conventional cancer treatments for two years. In 2008, while in New Zealand for a ski race, Nick… Continue reading "Revolutionary gene edited CAR T cell therapy to treat lymphoma shows promise in cancer treatment"