Overall survival rate increased from 11.1 months to 19.9 in some trials. The 613 in CPI-613 stands for the 613 commandments of the Torah.
Understanding the immune system better could lead to effective cancer therapies.
The company uses umbilical cord blood, which like bone marrow and peripheral blood, is a rich source of stem cells for transplantation.
Prof. Shai Izraeli says ‘When you talk about specific cancers, like Hodgkin lymphoma and standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the rate of survival is more than 90%.’
While Israel's medical system is intensely focused on the fight against coronavirus, other patients are not being ignored. Hospital staff moved mountains to save this patient's life.
'All this has happened in two weeks. We went from business as usual to we have to cancel everything and stay home. I’ve never seen things change on a daily basis the way they are now.'
More than 10 years have passed, but I can still smell the bleached sterility of Rambam Hospital’s bone marrow transplant ward
For cancer patients unable to afford private methods of transportation, limited public services could mean losing access to life-saving treatment.
Prof. Rechavi has dedicated his life to researching the genetic aspects of various cancers, including RNA sequencing, and has published 330 scientific papers in various medical journals.
It seems that ironically, this game show host has truly beaten the odds.