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On ABC's The View, in an emotional interview with Meghan McCain, former Vice President Joe Biden offers hope to those affected by cancer. He discusses the CAR-T cell therapy created at Penn Medicine, saying "There are breakthroughs that are occurring now. And it can happen tomorrow. At the University of Pennsylvania where I teach now, at the Abramson [Cancer] Center, there is a thing called a CAR-T cell. They had a breakthrough with a new drug for child leukemia, and it’s working. There is hope."
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