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The T-Cell Army - Immunological Approach to Fighting Cancer

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anicca
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I just read such a hopeful article in the current (Apr 23, 2012)issue of The New Yorker magazine. Unfortunately, it's not available online except to subscribers, but the abstract is here:

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/04/23/120423fa_fact_groopman

You may be able to find more info from using key words in the abstract. There have been some amazing successes with this new therapy, which has been overlooked for many years because of early failures, and the length of time required for success to be recognized in individuals. For those in need of trials, this looks like a good direction to go in.

mopar
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I'll read it sometime. T-cell production is important in fighting all disease. I've been using a couple of t-cell enhancers for some years now - one is a rebounder (mini trampoline), and the other is the mushroom extract that I take. It's so encouraging when these approaches gain exposure - it confirms information that has been known for years, AND gives us additional hope!

(((HUGS)))
Monika

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anicca
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This is really interesting, because a researcher found that there are T-cell inhibitors. He found a way to counter one, and the T-cells went wild, killing the cancer, but also damaging other parts of the body. One woman has been free of advanced melanoma for 8 years. Lost her thyroid in the process, but that seems a small price to pay.

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