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sgfgross OP t1_jb9a2me wrote

“Ultimately, we might be able to inject RNA into patients and transform enough cells to activate the immune system against cancer without having to take cells out first,” Ravi Majetim, the lead researcher, said. “That’s science fiction at this point, but that’s the direction we are interested in going.”

This approach has the potential to open up an entirely new therapeutic approach to treating cancer and may provide a way to develop a vaccine for cancer.


tracerhaha t1_jb9q305 wrote

Sounds like it could possibly have applications beyond just cancer.


Dryandrough t1_jbcygj2 wrote

Like making cells target people instead.

Anyways, between cancer and dementia, I'd choose cancer.