Controlling CRS-related coagulopathy improves the safety of CAR T-cell therapy for MM

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Published: 20 Jun 2019
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Dr Heng Mei - Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Dr Heng Mei speaks to ecancer at the 2019 European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Meeting about improving the safety of CAR T-cell therapy by controlling CRS-related coagulopathy.

He reports that the phase I study found that early and proper interventions targeted at CRS-related coagulopathy are important in controlling side effects with the therapy.

Dr Mei says that the next steps for the study are to include more patients and to do multiple-centre research, potentially with collaborators from Europe.

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