CAR T-cell Therapy | Specialty

The OncLive CAR T-cell therapy condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on FDA-approved and investigational CAR T-cell products in hematologic malignancies, specifically acute lymphoblastic leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. CAR T-cell research in solid tumors is also under exploration. This page features news articles, interviews in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on updates with CAR T-cell therapy and the ongoing research with this type of treatment.


Tisagenlecleucel Approved in Europe for Relapsed/Refractory Follicular Lymphoma

May 17th 2022

The European Commission has approved the CD19-targeting chimeric antigen receptor T-cell agent tisagenlecleucel for the treatment of adults with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma following at least 2 lines of systemic therapy.

Dr. Deol on CAR T-Cell Therapy in Earlier Lines of Therapy in Cancer Care

May 3rd 2022

Abhinav Deol, MD, discusses shifting CAR T-cell therapy to earlier lines of therapy in cancer care.

Second-Line Axi-Cel Offers a “Practice-Changing” Indication for LBCL

May 3rd 2022

Lori A. Leslie, MD, reviews how the approval of axicabtagene ciloleucel may impact or enhance current practice patterns for adult patients with large B-cell lymphoma.

COVID-19 Booster Yields Responses After Failure of Initial Vaccine Doses in Prior HCT or CAR T-Cell Therapy Recipients

April 29th 2022

The administration of a third dose of a SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine yielded seroconversion responses in patients treated with hematopoietic cell transplantation or cellular therapy following initial failure of seroconversion after the first 2 vaccine doses.

Novel FSHR-Mediated CAR T Approach Under Exploration in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

April 28th 2022

An investigative follicle-stimulating hormone receptor–mediated CAR T-cell technology is under exploration in patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.

CAR NK Cell Therapies Show Preliminary Safety and Efficacy in AML, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

April 25th 2022

The novel allogeneic CAR-engineered natural killer cell therapies, NKX101 and NKX01, showcased early signs of safety and efficacy when utilized in the treatment of heavily pretreated patients with acute myeloid leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Single Infusion of Cilta-Cel Elicits Early Responses in Myeloma

April 25th 2022

Ciltacabtagene autoleucel generated deep responses and demonstrated manageable safety in patients with progressive multiple myeloma who were refractory to lenalidomide.

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to ADI-001 in Relapsed/Refractory Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

April 20th 2022

The FDA has granted a fast track designation to the CAR T-cell therapy ADI-001 for the treatment of patients with relapsed/refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

HER2-Targeted CAR Macrophage CT-0508 Under Exploration in Solid Tumors with HER2 Overexpression

April 19th 2022

The safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of the anti-HER2 CAR macrophage therapy, CT-0508, will be investigated in patients with solid tumors and HER2 overexpression, as part of a first-in-human phase 1 study.

Resistance to CAR T-Cell Therapy Predicted by Epigenetic Biomarkers in Pediatric ALL

April 12th 2022

Resistance to CD19-directed CAR T-cell therapy was associated with molecular characteristics identified in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

T-Cell Attributes of Axi-cel Linked to Outcomes in LBCL

April 10th 2022

The T-cell attributes of axicabtagene ciloleucel impacted tumor burden, efficacy outcomes, peak levels of proinflammatory cytokines, and toxicities such as neurologic events and cytokine release syndrome in patients with relapsed/refractory large B-cell lymphoma.

GD2-Directed CAR T-Cell Therapy Elicits Durable Benefit in H3K27M-Mutated Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas

April 10th 2022

GD2-directed CAR T-cell therapy demonstrated prolonged periods of radiographic and clinical improvement in pediatric and young adult patients with H3K27M-mutated diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas and spinal diffuse midline gliomas.

Off-the-Shelf Anti-Mesothelin CAR T-cell Therapy Improves In Vivo Activity Vs Gavo-Cel in Mesothelin-Expressing Tumors

April 10th 2022

Off-the-shelf anti-mesothelin T-cell receptor fusion construct T cells demonstrated prolonged persistence and efficacy in vivo against mesothelin-expressing tumors in mice, compared with gavocabtagene autoleucel.

Relmacabtagene Autoleucel Gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation for MCL in China

April 7th 2022

The China National Medical Products Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation has granted a breakthrough therapy designation to relmacabtagene autoleucel for use in the treatment of patients with mantle cell lymphoma.

Lisocabtagene Maraleucel Approved in Europe for Select Relapsed/Refractory LBCL

April 5th 2022

The European Commission has granted marketing authorization to the CD19-directed CAR T-cell therapy lisocabtagene maraleucel for use in adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, and follicular lymphoma grade 3B following 2 or more lines of systemic treatment.

FDA Grants Fast Track Status to PRGN-3006 for Relapsed/Refractory AML

April 4th 2022

The FDA has granted a fast track designation to the multigenic autologous CAR T-cell therapy PRGN-3006 for use as a potential therapeutic option in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.

Dr. Leslie on the FDA Approval of Axicabtagene Ciloleucel for Second-Line Relapsed/Refractory LBCL

April 1st 2022

Lori A. Leslie, MD, discusses the FDA approval of axicabtagene ciloleucel for second-line relapsed/refractory large B-cell lymphoma.

FDA Approves Axicabtagene Ciloleucel for Second-Line LBCL

April 1st 2022

The FDA has approved axicabtagene ciloleucel for the treatment of adult patients with large B-cell lymphoma that is refractory to first-line chemoimmunotherapy or relapses within 12 months of first-line chemoimmunotherapy.

CAR T-Cell Therapy May Represent a New Option in Medullary Thyroid Cancer

April 1st 2022

Investigators at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have recently initiated a clinical trial evaluating a novel CAR T-cell therapy in an effort to fill an unmet need for systemic treatment for patients with advanced incurable medullary thyroid cancer.

Lisocabtagene Maraleucel sNDA for Second-Line Relapsed/Refractory LBCL Accepted for Review in Japan

March 26th 2022

The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare has accepted a supplemental new drug application for lisocabtagene maraleucel for the second-line treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma.