The cancer immunotherapy called CAR-T, has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers. Doctors are now seeing signs it also may fight solid tumors.
On Wednesday, 5-year-old Mary Stegmueller will reach a major milestone. She will have outlived her predicted life expectancy. Twice.
At age 4, the rambunctious animal-lover from Northglenn, Colorado, was given 9 months to live. A devastating brain tumor was spreading its tentacles through her brainstem, the area that controls breathing, heartbeat and other essential functions.