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BY Scott Merville

Natural killer cells sound menacing, but they play a friendly role in keeping us healthy. And they might do much more in stopping cancer.

After years of diligent, groundbreaking research, MD Anderson physician-scientists are putting natural killer cells – NK cells for short – to work in a series of clinical trials for a variety of cancers through the cancer center’s Moon Shots Program™.

“These white...

Natural killer cells derived from cord blood used to kill blood cancers