Dr. Usmani Discusses CAR T-Cell Therapy in Multiple Myeloma

Saad Z. Usmani, MD
Published: Monday, Jun 19, 2017



Saad Z. Usmani, MD, Department of Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders, Levine Cancer Institute/Carolinas HealthCare System, discusses chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy in multiple myeloma.

CAR T-cell therapies have been making their way through the field of multiple myeloma. Studies presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting showed that when targeting BCMA, CAR T-cell technology appeared to be tolerable and efficacious, Usmani says.

Larger cohorts are needed though, Usmani adds, as investigators still must indicate which patients will benefit from this therapy.
 


Saad Z. Usmani, MD, Department of Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders, Levine Cancer Institute/Carolinas HealthCare System, discusses chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy in multiple myeloma.

CAR T-cell therapies have been making their way through the field of multiple myeloma. Studies presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting showed that when targeting BCMA, CAR T-cell technology appeared to be tolerable and efficacious, Usmani says.

Larger cohorts are needed though, Usmani adds, as investigators still must indicate which patients will benefit from this therapy.
 

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