In a new and radical form of treatment, doctors gave a six-year-old girl dying of leukemia, a form of the HIV/AIDS virus to help her body fight the cancer cells.
Fire with Fire
When all conventional forms of treatment were exhausted, Emma Whitehead, 6, was entered into a clinical trial where she was injected with a disabled form of the HIV virus to reprogram her immune system and genetically kill cancer cells.
The result, as seen in the video, exceeded all expectations. Emma is now in remission and her progress is being tracked everyday.