CAR T-cell therapy for treating acute leukaemia

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Published: 20 Jun 2019
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Prof Mohamad Mohty - Saint-Antoine Hospital, Paris, France

Prof Mohamad Mohty speaks to ecancer at the 2019 European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Meeting about the promising CAR T-cell therapy for acute leukaemia patients.

He explains that a substantial proportion of acute lymphocytic leukaemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients are cured after this treatment.

Prof Mohty believes that the major issue currently faced is a lack of 'persistence' of these cells, but there are many different possibilities that can improve this.

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