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Treating Cancer with Immunotherapy in DFW – One Year Later

Publication: D CEO Healthcare

Around a year ago, a partnership between Texas Oncology and Baylor University Medical Center brought groundbreaking CAR-T therapy to the Dallas community. Through CAR-T therapy, cells are modified and the patient’s immune system is used to fight cancer. Over the past year, the partnership between Texas Oncology and Baylor University Medical Center has treated 16 patients with commercially available CAR-T. Meanwhile, 30 more patients were enrolled in clinical trials for a number of different cancers. Dr. Houston Holmes, medical director and principal investigator for CAR-T clinical trials at Texas Oncology–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, says that the field is moving rapidly, with more than 100 different CAR-T trials right now.

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