A Lifelong Battle with Disease, A Newfound Hope with Cell Therapy

Jenna Strickland has checked in and out of multiple hospitals and doctors’ offices since childhood. Born with cystic fibrosis, a chronic genetic disorder that debilitates the lungs and other organs, Jenna knows too well the pain of suffering from chronic illness and the daily fight to regain her health. Two years ago, she overcame a battle that at times she did not think she could win:  non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and she did it with a revolutionary treatment known as T-cell immunotherapy—when the immune system rallies to fight the cancer.

Read the full story, on the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center site.