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Supporting the fight against blood cancer in Sacramento [Video]

Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer. Through fundraising, you can help make treatment more accessible.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer. The three main types are Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma

Each have their own characteristic and some are more treatable than others, but there’s a new therapy that’s helping people battle them. Sutter Health Dr. Elias Kiwan said it’s CAR T-cell therapies, CAR T for short, and patients are already getting this therapy in the greater Sacramento region. 

“The patient who has cancer, we take his immune cells, we take them to the lab, we make them more popular like more populated, more numerous and more angry against your cancer,” Kiwan said. “Then we give you chemotherapy to abolish your immunity and we then we use those cells and we give it to …

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