2019: CAR T-cell immunotherapy becomes available to RCH patients


Revolutionary cancer-killing CAR T-cell immunotherapy becomes accessible to RCH patients for the first time for free in the country.

CAR T-cell therapy is a new frontier in cancer treatment that allows the body’s own immune system to fight cancer.

It involves removing a patient’s T cells (a type of immune system cell), re-engineering them in a lab and reinserting them back into the body to attack and kill the cancer cells.