A Girl Dying From Leukemia Has Been Saved By a Version of HIV

December 10th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized

Cancer and HIV are both horrible, terrifying things to have in your body, but a new treatment is successfully pitting the latter against the former, and seven-year-old Emma Whitehead is alive to prove it. Months ago she was near death because of her chemo-resistant leukemia, and now she’s in remission thanks to a defanged version of HIV. More »

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