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Today Show War on Cancer Series: Latest in Immunotherapy

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Joan Lunden

Breast Cancer / / February 06, 2017

This morning on the Today Show, I covered an incredible advancement in immunotherapy. I traveled to the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD to meet Celine and her doctor, Dr. Steven Rosenberg. After much persistence, Celine was admitted to Dr. Rosenberg's immunotherapy clinical trial. Together with his team, Dr. Rosenberg was able to harvest some of Celine's cells, multiply them in a lab, and re-inject them into her body to fight her metastasized lung cancer.  Her results were incredible and this procedure, while still a clinical trial and not yet suited for everyone, holds tremendous promise for the future of cancer care. 

To learn more about this clinical trial or other ongoing trials visit: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/search or call 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237).

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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

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