Although no one can predict with certainty whether CAR T-cell therapy will cure you of cancer, it has helped many patients.
CAR T-cell therapy may:
- put you into complete remission (no evidence of disease) for many months or years
- put you into remission for a short period of time before your disease comes back
- put you into a partial remission (there is still evidence of disease, but the amount is less)
- not put you into remission at all
Talk to your doctor about how likely it is that CAR T-cell therapy will improve your long-term health. Since the cancer may come back after CAR T-cell therapy, it is important that you are carefully monitored by your oncologist long-term.
Updated September, 2023