Terminal Patient is Cancer-Free Through Brazilian Genetic Therapy

A Brazilian terminal patient with cancer will be discharged from hospital following a successful gene therapy employed for the first time in Latin America.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The man will be released from hospital free from cancer symptoms, due to a Brazilian method based on a gene therapy technique discovered abroad and known as CART-Cell.

According to the doctors, 63-year-old Vamberto, a retired civil servant from Minas Gerais, responded well to the treatment. He suffered from lymphoma and took morphine daily. His life expectancy was one year.

However, four days after the treatment, he stopped feeling the severe pain caused by the disease; a week later he was walking again and the cancer went into remission.


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