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The first-ever pediatric case did not go smoothly. The engineered T cells triggered a catastrophic immune overreaction, sending Emily into organ failure. In desperation, her doctors gave her a then-new immune-moderating drug. It saved her and became a vital part of the immunotherapy protocol.
Eight days after Emily regained consciousness. The following year, it was approved for a form of adult lymphoma—right behind Gilead Science's T-cell therapy, Yescarta, for the same lymphoma. Emily, now 14, marked seven years cancer-free in May. Her forever-grateful parents, Tom and Kari, raise money to support pediatric cancer research through a foundation set up in her name. The film series was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning "biography of cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Mukherjee closes the series with an epigram, one that also sums up the ALL triumph: "If the cancer cell is evolving, then so are we. Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more. Your feedback will go directly to Science X editors. Thank you for taking your time to send in your valued opinion to Science X editors. You can be assured our editors closely monitor every feedback sent and will take appropriate actions. Your opinions are important to us. We do not guarantee individual replies due to extremely high volume of correspondence.
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