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Conquering Cancers - Changing Lives

Date Posted : February 24, 2023

We are pleased to provide you with an update on research initiatives focused on CAR T-cell therapy, supported by your donations.

Mid-year report

BC Children's Hospital is one of the founding members of the CureWorks network, and the only member centre in Canada. CureWorks is the only pediatric-focused CAR T-cell research network in North America and has offered the most advanced CAR T-cell therapies to children and adolescents in BC. As a result of this partnership, to date, eleven children with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) have been treated with CAR T-cell therapy.