CAR T Therapy

CAR T therapy is a new way to fight back against cancer using the patient’s own immune system.

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Immunotherapy is a new form of treatment that supercharges the patient's own immune system to destroy cancer cells.  

It is different from chemotherapy or radiation. It is also different from a stem cell transplant.

There are many forms of immunotherapy being studied by scientists but the one drawing most attention is Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy or CAR T therapy.

On the  What is CAR T? page of our website, you will find information about

  • what's involved in undergoing CAR-T therapy
  • who's a good candidate for this new treatment
  • how long it takes
  • potential side effects 
  • the role of the caregiver

Click here to find medical centers that offer this treatment.

View a 30 minute presentation about CAR T therapy

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