HIV saves 7 year old's life?

By lostand confused   follow   Tue, 11 Dec 2012, 2:07pm PST   ↑ Like (1)   ↓ Dislike   242 views   0 comments   Watch (1)   Share   Quote  

http://health.yahoo.net/experts/dayinhealth/hiv-virus-possible-cure-leukemia

In April 2012, 7-year-old Emily Emma Whitehead was in the fight of her life following her second relapse of acute lymphoblasticor lymphocyticleukemia (ALL). The then 6-year-olds parents and doctors turned to an unlikely source to save the young girl's lifethe HIV virus. Emma, diagnosed with ALL in 2010, underwent an experimental procedure involving a disabled form of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, after two unsuccessful courses of chemotherapy failed to achieve sustained remission.

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