View Full Version : Cord blood cancer therapy boost

05-18-2008, 03:47 AM
Immune cells grown from umbilical cord blood may one day be used to improve leukaemia treatment, researchers say.

A team took natural killer (NK) cells from cord blood and multiplied them 30-fold in the laboratory, a conference for blood and cancer specialists heard.


05-18-2008, 08:53 PM
This would be awesome if it could become a reality in humans. I am amazed at the new discoveries being made all the time with stem cells. This article was very encouraging until the very end. I do hope they can find a way.