A team of specialists led by Dr. Neeraj Sidharth, Head of Bone and Marrow Transplant program at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi tried a relatively new treatment protocol for acute blood cancer, for the first time in India, to save 19 years-old girl's life called 'Microtransplant', which involves normal chemotherapy followed by infusion of intentionally mismatched cells. This unique procedure is based on immunological killing of leukemic cells.