The Promise of CAR-T: Three Strategies for Getting Next-Wave Cancer Medicines to Patients in Need

Posted by Namita Kalyan on May 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

After initial concerns and disappointing studies in the 1980s to early 2000s, cell and gene therapies are now at the forefront of medicine, displaying unprecedented efficacy in a number of clinical trials. As more trials occur, the patient success stories are growing, and an increasing number of manufacturers are investing or partnering to develop more of these next-wave cancer medicines. In 2015, close to 100 clinical trials involving CAR (chimeric antigen receptor) T-cell therapies were under development, according to the Journal of Immunology Research.

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