Quantcast

Latest the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center Stories

f086d00ec023e80c216a651d948a92fc
2011-08-11 10:17:28

In a cancer treatment breakthrough, scientists for the first time have used gene therapy to successfully destroy tumors in patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
Related