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CAR T-Cell Trials Boast Promising Results

By Diana Kwon | June 6, 2017

The results of two small clinical trials show that the immunotherapy is effective for multiple myeloma patients, at least in the near term.

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Hitting It Out of the Park

By Mary Beth Aberlin | April 1, 2017

Cancer can be as evasive and slippery as a spitball, but new immunotherapies are starting to connect.

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Making CAR T-Cell Therapy Safer

By Catherine Offord | April 1, 2017

Following a spate of patient deaths in clinical trials testing modified T cells for the treatment of cancer, researchers work to reduce the treatment’s toxicity without sacrificing efficacy.

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Kite’s CAR T-Cell Therapy Success

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2017

More than one-third of lymphoma patients in a Phase 2 trial were clear of disease at six months, and no new safety concerns arose since the company’s three-month follow up.

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New approaches to treating cancer have shown great promise, but they also come with serious risks that give us cause for concern.

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TS Picks: June 6, 2016

By Jef Akst | June 6, 2016

American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting edition 

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