STAT+: CAR-T therapies from Bristol, Gilead superior to standard treatment in blood cancer, studies show

Administering bespoke CAR-T cell therapies from Bristol Myers Squibb or Gilead Sciences provides greater benefit than currently used treatments for certain patients with B-cell lymphoma, according to results from two randomized clinical trials released Thursday.

In the Bristol study, treatment with its CAR-T Breyanzi improved so-called event-free survival by 65% compared to standard chemotherapy and stem cell transplant.

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