(KGET) The fight against prostate cancer has taken another step forward. The Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center in Kern County can now harvest immune cells from patients.
Those cells will be trained to attack the cancer. It's called Provenge. And, the CBCC is the first free-standing cancer center in the state to offer collection and infusion of the cells.
Benjamin Acob is among the first to get his cells harvested and then infused, part of cellular-based personalized immunotherapy, at CBCC.
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