Gene therapy has been used to treat three patients with leukemia and has successfully wiped out the disease.
Two of them are still cancer free a year after treatment and the third is improved, but still showing some signs of the cancer.
What is exciting is that researchers want to try this technique on other forms of cancer like pancreatic, prostate, brain & ovarian cancers.
Read more in the link below.
New Technique Used to Treat Cancer
It is just a start, but that's what we need - a first step.