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Researchers find new immune cell that kills most human cancer types

21 January, 2020

A newly discovered type of killer immune cell has raised the prospect of a “universal” cancer therapy, scientists say.

Researchers at Cardiff University suggest the new T-cell offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy.

T-cell therapies for cancer - where immune cells are removed, modified and returned to the patient’s blood to seek and destroy cancer cells - are the latest paradigm in cancer treatments.

For more on this story in todays Irish Times....