Learn about CAR T Cell Therapy

CAR T cells are a new way to treat some cancers using gene therapy. This treatment helps your own immune system find and destroy cancer cells.
The treatments using CAR T cells are primarily for people who have had other standard treatments, like chemo or transplant, in which the treatments haven’t worked and the disease has relapsed or is refractory.

Watch this video to learn what CAR T cell therapy is, who it may be for, and the risk and benefits of the treatment.
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Chapter 1: What is CAR T cell therapy and how does it work?Chapter 2: How are CAR T cells made?Chapter 3: Who can get CAR T cell therapy?Chapter 4: What is the treatment like?Chapter 5: What are the risks of CAR T cell therapy?Chapter 6: What questions should I ask my doctor?Chapter 7: Will my insurance pay for CAR T cell therapy?Chapter 8: How do I find CAR T cell therapy clinical trials?