Blood cancers

Second CAR T cell therapy gets public funding for B cell lymphomas

CAR-T cell therapy axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta) is now funded for four types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients in select Australian public hospitals. From 5 August, selected patients with relapsed or refractory CD19-positive diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), primary mediastinal large B cell lymphoma, transformed follicular lymphoma or high grade B cell lymphoma will be able ...

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