Uncertain, costly, but filled with hope: Gene therapy about to go mainstream in Canada
Although it may have seemed like a sci-fi-tinged long shot at the time, the experimental treatment Jordan received 18 months ago – along with other bespoke drugs like it – is about to go mainstream in Canada.
Known as gene therapy, the approach is a promising leap forward in the fight against cancer and other intractable ailments. It offers the tantalizing possibility of effectively curing some lethal diseases with a single shot of a drug custom-engineered for...
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