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How a Teddy Bear Is Helping in the Battle Against Cancer

A team at Seattle Children's Research Institute came up with an idea to make a life-changing moment feel a little more personal for patients undergoing immunotherapy. A teddy bear wearing a mask and purple cape, aptly named T-Bear, is given to patients as they receive their re-engineered T cells to help recognize and destroy their cancer.
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