Apheresis and Novel Therapies: CAR T-cell Therapy

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Lecture Overview

CAR T-cell therapy is a novel approach to the treatment of some cancers. In this lecture, apheresis nurse Jessica Klass reviews normal T-cell function and explains the steps involved in CAR T-cell therapy, including collection, product manufacture and cellular infusion.


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Jessica Klass who has worked in various nursing roles across Melbourne hospitals in haematology and oncology. Jessica discovered apheresis at The Royal Melbourne Hospital 4 years ago which has since been amalgamated with the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Jessica is now the associate nurse unit manager of the apheresis department for the VCCC precinct.
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First Published27 July 2022
Updated27 July 2022
29 June 2024
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