New markers could identify patients most at risk of brain damage from CAR T cell immunotherapy

Anne Li                                                                                     October 28th, 2017


Blood cancer patients most susceptible to a potentially fatal side effect of immunotherapy called neurotoxicity could be identified by looking for specific markers, according to a new US study. The team, from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, identified a number of potential biomarkers that could help doctors identify those most at risk of damage to the brain or nervous system (neurotoxicity) after CAR T cell therapy.


See original article at: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/news-report/2017-10-13-new-markers-could-identify-patients-most-at-risk-of-brain-damage-from-car-t-cell-immunotherapy

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