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Leukaemia sufferer, 11, is the first NHS patient to receive a revolutionary cancer treatment

‘This therapy is our last hope’: Leukaemia sufferer, 11, is the first NHS patient to receive a revolutionary cancer treatment that uses the body’s immune system to fight the disease Yuvan Thakkar was given the immunotherapy Kymriah last week Involves engineering his immune cells to recognise and fight cancer cells The youngster was diagnosed with… Read More »

Congress holds first hearings on insulin, high drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Powerful committees in the U.S. Congress held hearings on Tuesday on insulin affordability and high prescription drug prices, an issue both chambers have said is a top priority for the year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) speaks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump about prescription drug prices at… Read More »