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Author Topic: CAR T-Cell Clinical Trial Has Multiple Myeloma Patient Back On Her Feet  (Read 871 times)

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A year ago, Kelly Lamphere’s multiple myeloma was not responding to treatment, and her legs were so weakened by the cancer in her bones that she relied on a wheelchair and a walker. Today, because of CAR T-cell therapy, Lamphere’s disease is under control—and she can walk unaided again.

For most of 2017, Lamphere, 47, wasn’t sure how much time she had left. Her multiple myeloma, which for years had been stabilized by numerous chemotherapy regimens, along with a stem cell transplant in 2009, had begun outsmarting her treatment. Cancer built up in her bone marrow to the point where getting around was painful and tiring. While doctors near Lamphere’s home outside Syracuse, New York, sought other treatment possibilities, it was apparent to her she was running out of options.

Then, in August 2017, Lamphere received a phone call that changed everything.

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