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FDA approval brings first gene therapy to the United States

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a historic action today making the first gene therapy available in the United States, ushering in a new approach to the treatment of cancer and other serious and life-threatening diseases. The FDA approved Kymriah

FDA Approves First Gene Therapy Treatment For Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced what the agency calls a “historic action” — the first approval of a gene therapy in the United States. The FDA approved Kymriah, which scientists refer to as a “living drug” because it involves using

David Quessenberry, now cancer-free, plays first game in three years

Wednesday night’s preseason opener was a special one for Houston Texans offensive tackle David Quessenberry, who played in an NFL game for the first time since he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin T-lymphoblastic lymphoma three years ago. Quessenberry finished his last chemotherapy treatment in early