Tag Archive: CART19

Sep 17 2015

Teaching the Immune System to Have Long-term Memory for Leukemia

Your immune system is designed to protect against foreign invaders such as infections, but you may not realize that it also destroys abnormal cells that your body produces.

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May 06 2014

Blocking Paths to Resistance to T Cell Therapy for B-ALL

CHOP’s Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR), has begun a unique collaboration that will contribute to scientific understanding of how immunotherapy can improve the survival of children with B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) that resists standard therapy.

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Dec 13 2012

Fire with Fire

We had to share — check out this amazing Focus Forward film on the recent T cell therapy treatment!

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Dec 09 2012

Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells

Cancer therapy for children has come a long way over the last several decades, and the cure rate for some forms of pediatric cancer is at an all-time high. Although this success rate offers tremendous hope and optimism, there are some children whose disease fails to respond to conventional treatment, leaving doctors to explore novel …

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