CAR T cell therapy

Our daughter is 24 years old. She struggled with her health for several years before finally being diagnosed with lupus. I’m reading as much as possible about this disease and have seen a study with a potential cure called CAR T-cell therapy. What is it, and how does it work?

By Ask the Doctors • November 18, 2022

The treatment results in remission for many patients, enabling bone marrow transplant

By uclahealth • November 3, 2022

‘Immunotherapy effectively has given a fourth pillar of cancer therapy besides surgery, radiation therapy and chemical therapy,’ said UCLA Health’s Dr. Antoni Ribas

By uclahealth • January 6, 2022

Dr. John Timmerman and Dr. Sarah Larson answer questions about CAR T cell therapy

By Denise Heady • September 23, 2020

https://youtu.be/aqwBBnBspwk In the late 1960s, a group of scientists and volunteers at UCLA came together to develop a cancer center they hoped would become renowned for ...

By uclahealth • November 13, 2019

Researchers have developed a breakthrough in cancer treatment known as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. This promising form of immunotherapy attacks cancerous cells in the body. ...

By uclahealth • October 7, 2019

Medical researchers have had breakthroughs in treating certain types of cancer by bolstering a patient’s immune system. Known as immunotherapy, or biologic therapy, it treats ...

By uclahealth • February 11, 2019