CAR T-Cell Therapy: What Patients & Caregivers Need to Know
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Dr. Rafat Abonour (Indiana University – Simon Cancer Center) and Dr. Edward Stadtmauer (University of Pennsylvania). CAR T cells, or chimeric antigen receptor T cells, are part of a class of cancer therapies known as immunotherapies. With CAR T-cell therapy, a patient’s T cells are harvested and genetically reengineered to become better able to recognize and attack myeloma. The altered T cells are then reinfused into the body with the hope of fighting the disease.