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September 2, 2015

Abramson Cancer Center Researchers Report Long-Term Remissions in First Group of Patients to Receive Personalized Cellular Therapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Penn Study Details Emerging Field's Most Mature Findings

Eight of 14 patients in the first trial of the University of Pennsylvania’s personalized cellular therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) responded to the therapy, with some complete remissions continuing past four and a half years. These results, published today in Science Translational Medicine, represent the most mature data from clinical trials of an approach known as CTL019, developed by a team from Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine. Read more ...

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