Tag Archive: CTL019

Mar 30 2015

Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

The history of our understanding and approach to cancer are at the center of CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a film directed by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns. The documentary, which features the Cancer Center at CHOP, will air in three parts on March 30, 31 and April 1 at 9 …

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Dec 19 2014

Benefits Persist in T Cell Therapy for Children with Relapsed Leukemia

An innovative cell therapy for this stubborn form of leukemia continues to show highly promising results in children treated in a pilot clinical trial.

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Oct 20 2014

T-Cell Therapy Leads to Remission in 90 Percent of Leukemia Patients

A landmark new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 90 percent of leukemia patients treated with a groundbreaking form of cellular therapy achieved complete responses.

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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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