HEALTHY LIVING

Doctors Discover Genetic Treatment For Leukemia

07/10/2012 05:13 pm ET

Dr. Lukas Wartman may be the world's luckiest cancer patient. Stricken with fatal leukemia, he inspired colleagues at Washington University to break new ground by sequencing his genes and analyzing his RNA—a near-equivalent to DNA—for possible genetic causes of his disease, the New York Times reports.

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