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Cellular Therapy Program

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What is Cellular Therapy?

Cellular therapy is a type of treatment that uses living cells and the patient’s own immune system to fight cancer.

One type of Cellular Therapy is Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy. CAR-T therapy involves collecting T-cells from the blood and genetically modifying them so they recognize and destroy cancer cells. After genetic modification, the T-cells are returned to the patient to work against cancer cells. The CAR-T acts like a living drug. It’s a revolutionary and highly-effective treatment option, especially for patients who didn’t see results with traditional chemotherapy and/or radiation.

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