Lyon wrote:What strikes me about this story and others like it, is that it seems brain atrophy would keep her from recuperating as quickly and completely as she has, yet she has.
I hate being the cup-half-empty guy, but 50% of the patients did not improve.
CureOrBust wrote:I haven't done much (well, none actually) research on this treatment. However, from my understanding of this film, the chemo wipes out the immune system, and the body rebuilds it, without the auto-reactive cells.
Now, would that not also wipe out a persons built up immune responses to common viral/bacteria such as the measles?
...while others don't benefit at all.
Are you just referring to the improvements or to the entire treatment? From what I have read there has been no evidence of further progression with anyone who has had this type of treatment.
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