Researchers in New York say it could one day be defeated by cell therapy.
Doctors say an experimental treatment has now produced dramatic results, in forcing a leukemia into remission. In fact, one 7-year-old patient became leukemia-free, in just eight days.
The therapy works by genetically altering a patient’s immune cells to fight cancer.
It has yet to be tested on adults.
You can learn more in the Journal Science Translational Medicine.