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MSK begins CAR T cell clinical trial for children with relapsed or treatment-resistant ALL

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are pioneering a new groundbreaking clinical trial for children and young adults with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) by using one of the most promising methods of cancer treatment today, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells.

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Safety concerns cloud early promise of powerful new cancer drugs

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) – A new wave of experimental cancer drugs that directly recruit the immune system’s powerful T cells are proving to be immensely effective weapons against tumors, potentially transforming the $100 billion global market for drugs that fight the disease. In some trials, the two new approaches, known as CAR T cells and bispecific antibodies, have eliminated …

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