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Groundbreaking Cancer Treatment Produces Remission In Every Patient In Trial

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2022
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A new cancer treatment resulted in remission for every single patient enrolled in a clinical trial at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Eighteen rectal cancer patients took a new drug from GlaxoSmithKline rather than face brutal treatments like chemotherapy and life-changing surgery, and all eighteen saw their tumors completely disappear, according to the trial results published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). It is believed to be the first trial ever conducted in which all subjects became completely cancer-free.

There were no signs of a remaining tumor when...

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