Yesterday we learned the exciting news that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation for an investigational immunotherapy LLS is supporting through our Therapy Acceleration Program (TAP). The therapy, KTE-C19, being developed by Kite Pharma, is another example of a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR), an approach that genetically engineers patients’ immune T cells and reintroduces them into the body to kill cancer cells. KTE-C19 is crafted by removing patients' T cells and geneti...
The Georgia Virtual Blood Cancer Conference is Saturday!
The Georgia/South Carolina Region of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is proud to present this free VIRTUAL education event to blood cancer patients, survivors, family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals*. Experts in the areas of blood cancer research, treatment, and survivorship will present information on each topic. Our goal is to educate conference participants about treatment options, emerging therapies, management of survivorship issues and LLS resources.
*This is NOT a continuing education (CE) program