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Xinhua | Updated:2017-09-11 10:49A Chinese hospital has used an experimental therapy to treat an American patient with bone marrow cancer, the first time a foreigner has received such therapy at a Chinese institution, the hospital said.Craig Chase, 56, from California, was discharged on Aug 30 from Jiangsu Peoples Hospital in Nanjing, in Jiangsu Province, after receiving treatment for myeloma cancer.Before he was discharged from hospital, his blood test results were within normal range.”The medical treatment has been successful,” said Dr. Chen Lijuan, who carried out the CAR-T trials.Chase underwent repeated chemotherapy and received an autologous stem cell transplant in June 2015. However, the conventional treatment failed to contain the disease.In June, he learnt about the CAR-T trial treatment in China and through his American doctor contacted Li Jianyong, director of the hematology department at Jiangsu Peoples Hospital. Li is a famed blood disease expert in China. Li directed Chase to Chen.The hospital started to treat myeloma cancer patients by using CAR-T therapy from April this year.Previous1 2 NextPrevious1 2 NextRelated StoriesNew hospital in Heihe to serve Russian patientsShanghai man uses new health law to win release from psychiatric hospitalHospital network sees medical tourist numbers increasingForbidden City opens relic hospitalPalace Museum to open hospital to the public next monthPhotosGolden autumn scene in Jiangbulake scenic area2017 New York fashion week: Katty XiomaraScenery of Jiudian Gorge in NW Chinas Gansu2017 New York fashion week:Derek LamPop idol Angelababy poses for fashion magazineFormer teenage it girl all grown upTop ViewsMost PopularChinese stars dazzle 2017 Bazaar Charity NightSix Chinese faces to grace Victorias Secret showThe Chinese panda shakes up famous paintingsThe evolution of Hong Kong beauty cultureChinese faces shine at the Met GalaFemale celebrities featured in Chinese-style fashion photosEditors picksAnais Martane: More than just a Chinese celebritys wifeGrocery shopping habit reveals regional difference, sparks discussionVideoBritish menswear reinvents itself with Beckham in the leadUK menswear taps Chinas marketInternational food fiesta feeds friendsSpecialYearender: Major events in showbiz in 2014Food along the Silk RoadBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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