For patients with genetic diseases, gene therapy could offer a lifetime of benefits after a single treatment. For cancer patients, it could be a new way to fight the disease even as it spreads.
Though many gene therapies have been tested in patients around the world in hopes of curing hereditary diseases, few governments have approved their sale, and none has been approved in the United States. That could change in coming years as several therapies enter advanced trials.
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