[LMB] Wonderful news!

Tora K. Smulders-Srinivasan tora.smulders at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 12:50:17 BST 2016


On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 1:25 AM, Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:
> Mike has been undergoing an infusion treatment (different than chemo, and
> much less harsh, though way more expensive, God bless good insurance
> everyone) that takes off the camouflaging chemicals off the face of the
> actual lymphoma cells (which the T-cells have been ignoring due to not
> seeing the lymphoma) and then telling the T-cells 'go, Igor! Take out the
> garbage!'.


Hmmmm.... translated, that sounds a lot like a treatment that I've
just finished lecturing about in my 2 hours of cancer lectures!

> It's been working. His tumor cells are shrinking compared to what they were
> in May.

Glad to hear it's working well!

For curiosity's sake (sorry) - what's the name of the treatment?

Again, yay!

Tora


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