News : 2010 : December

Encarnacion Miranda, left, listens as Andreas Tzakis, M.D., Ph.D., discusses his case at a news conference.

UM/Jackson Trial Fights Liver Cancer with Natural Killer Cells

Encarnacion Miranda knew he didn’t have long to live when, in October 2009, he learned that his liver, deeply scarred by the hepatitis C virus he had contracted from a blood transfusion years before, had triggered hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common liver cancer.

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