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zar
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.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7405167.stm

barbara
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.