Us Doctors claim that they successfully treated a skin cancer patient with cloned cells from his own immune system. A 52 year old man was suffering from melanoma which was already advanced and in stage four.

The team of Doctors under Cassian Yee of Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle removed CD4+ T-cells, were modified and expanded in the bal and five billion cells were infused into the patient. The patient received no other kind of treatment.

two months later no tumors were found during scans. 'He has been cancer free' Yee said. 'But we need to confirm the effectiveness of therapy in a larger study' he continued.

This is the first ever cancer case to be treated with cloned cells form patient's own immune system.

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