Re-engineered T-cells to fight Cancer

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An Immune System Trained to Kill Cancer

CLOSE-UP Dr. Carl June examined re-engineered T-cells last week in his Philadelphia lab.

PHILADELPHIA — A year ago, when chemotherapy stopped working against his leukemia, William Ludwig signed up to be the first patient treated in a bold experiment at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ludwig, then 65, a retired corrections officer from Bridgeton, N.J., felt his life draining away and thought he had nothing to lose. 


The back story

Last year, shortly after Kevin died, 22 of his friends started a Dragon Boat team in his honor and competed in the Philadelphia Dragon Boat competition. This year, we have 5 teams (over 110 participants) signed up. The race will be held on the Schuylkill River on October 5th.  Approximately 20,000 people attend the all-day event.

The Abrahmson Cancer Center at The University of Pennsylvania is the world leader in pancreatic cancer research. We are impressed by the work they have done and want to support them in their cutting-edge research. 100% of donations will go to a dedicated research team there.

Dragon Boat Team

 NEWTOWN BOROUGH – Talk about creativity! This year’s Newtown Halloween Parade had it all from a pair of giant Lego pieces to walking Play-Doh cans and a skeleton-faced motorcyclist who had everyone revved up for the big walk.   Read more......