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Saul Priceman | City of Hope

City of Hope scientist receives $9.28M for CAR T trial for metastatic breast cancer

August 15, 2019 | Letisia Marquez

Saul Priceman, Ph.D., and his research team have received a $9.28 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to support a CAR T cell phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of women with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to the brain.

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Yuman Fong | City of Hope

First in the nation: City of Hope to offer experimental T cell drug for liver cancer patients

August 5, 2019 | Zen Vuong

An ongoing clinical study in China on the drug showed liver tumor shrinkage, regression of metastatic tumors and fewer side effects than in other T cell clinical trials.

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Caitlin Buchanon Small | City of Hope

Caitlin's journey: Lymphoma patient gets fresh start with CAR T

July 31, 2019 | Abe Rosenberg

Diagnosed with a rare, fast-growing blood cancer and ineligible for a lifesaving stem cell transplant after failing chemotherapy, treatment with a breakthrough CAR T drug called Yescarta was Caitlin Buchanan's best hope for survival.

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ASCO research highlights: First KRAS inhibitor and CAR T cell therapy for CLL

June 28, 2019 | City of Hope

At ASCO, City of Hope presented on a number of topics, but some of the most noteworthy involved the first KRAS inhibitor to show anti-tumor activity and the use of CAR T cell therapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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Tyler Routh | City of Hope

Survivor Month: A second chance, thanks to CAR T trial

June 27, 2019 | Dory Benford

Tyler Routh is one of 13 leukemia patients who had a remarkable recovery after participating in Dr. Samer Khaled’s CAR T trial.

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Will CAR T be the answer for amyloidosis?

May 21, 2019 | Maxine Nunes

A City of Hope scientist believes the solution to the rare disease amyloidosis may be found in one of the most exciting new frontiers of immunotherapy, chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy.

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