Scientists find a new cure to treat cancer
In a breakthrough, scientists claim to have developed a revolutionary treatment using placenta stem cells to cure patients with immune system failure, including those with blood cancer.
The finding could save thousands of victims of cancers such as leukaemia, myeloma, lymphoma and Hodgkin`s disease every year, the scientists said.
The technique uses specially harvested cells to produce infection-fighting bone marrow, the `Daily Express` reported.
Scientists hope this will be lifesaving treatment for patients having undergone chemotherapy or radiotherapy which destroys bone marrow and for people with conditions that cause immune system disorders.