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As of the ONS Annual Congress, three patients at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center had been successfully treated in the outpatient setting with genetically modified T cell therapy, without major events or readmissions to the hospital, reported study author Cheryl Caravano, RN. Ms. Caravano hopes that her study will serve as a model for oncology nurses involved in using T-cell treatment for CLL.

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