NEW CURE. NEW HOPE.
A child's own immune system has the potential to cure their cancer. Welcome to Strong Against Cancer, a team effort that includes leading experts and people like you who will make cancer immunotherapy treatment a reality. With you on our team, cancer doesn't stand a chance.
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Immunotherapy is the next great advancement in cancer treatment. Through cellular engineering, we enable the body’s own immune system to heal itself—without the harsh and often lifelong side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
How Immunotherapy Works
We do a simple blood draw from a patient.
Reprogram T Cells
Using laboratory techniques, we reprogram the child's own T cells, training them to recognize enemy cancer cells.
T Cells Multiply
When re-introduced into the patient’s body, the T cells multiply rapidly, seeking out and destroying cancer cells—without harming normal, healthy cells.
of patients achieved complete remission in the clinical trial using genetically reprogrammed T cells to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)