CAR T cell therapy: potential for considerable savings


24-06-2020
Two commercial CAR T cell products have been approved to treat patients with acute lymphoblastic T cell leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphomas such as diffuse large cell B cell lymphoma.
 
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy is a new and in some cases highly effective form of immunotherapy to treat certain types of cancer of the blood and lymph system. This promising treatment comes at a cost, however: The manufacturers charge up to EUR 320,000 for the production of ...