CAR T-cell therapy rejected for Medicare funding: ‘disappointing’

The Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) has rejected an application to fund the potentially life saving CAR T-cell therapy, tisagenlecleucel, for patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The ruling is a blow for the costly treatment, which was anticipated to be in more widespread use after it gained Therapeutic Goods Administration ...

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