Left with no hope for their daughter’s survival, these parents agreed to allow doctors to inject her with a modified HIV (no longer deadly) in hopes that the virus would cause the little girl’s immune system to kick in to fight the tumor cells. As crazy (and not so crazy) as it sounds it worked!
Today, Emma is free from leukemia. The four minutes that it will take for you to watch this video just might save the life of someone you love. However, it is very important to understand that this treatment is still very experimental, doesn’t always work, can make the patient very sick as it did Emma, and can, of course, be fatal. It does, however, possibly offer hope for the future.