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Phase 2 CAR-T study reports significant remission rates at 15-month follow up

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) A study involving the recently approved CD19-targeting chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy shows that 42 percent of patients with aggressive large B-cell lymphoma remained in remission at 15 months following treatment with axi-cel (marketed as Yescarta?).
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