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Dr. Epperla on CAR T-Cell Therapy in MCL

Narendranath Epperla, MBBS, MS, hematologist, The Ohio State University (OSU) Comprehensive Cancer Center, assistant professor in internal medicine, OSU, discusses chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).

Narendranath Epperla, MBBS, MS, hematologist, The Ohio State University (OSU) Comprehensive Cancer Center, assistant professor in internal medicine, OSU, discusses chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).

There is not currently enough data for CAR T-cell therapy in MCL, explains Epperla. Based on the impressive data in the diffuse large B-cell lymphoma setting, it would not be surprising if CAR T-cell therapy showed impressive results in MCL. Using CAR T-cell therapy pre- or post-allogeneic stem cell transplant still needs to be determined.