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Gene Editing Is Huge Leap Forward in Fight Against Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Linda Carroll From: Emily Whitehead is a medical pioneer — and she’s only in the fifth grade. The 10-year-old was the first child to test a revolutionary technique that edits a person’s DNA to battle cancer. That technique, developed at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is the reason Whitehead, and other kids like …