1793 - Leukaemia: Medical Treatments (Answered)

Jim Shannon
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will discuss with the British Medical Association and other medical bodies the treatment of leukemia with T-cells.

George Freeman

The use of innovative T-cell therapies, including CAR-T cells, to treat specific forms of leukaemia is a rapidly developing field. Clinical trials have shown that CAR-T cell therapy has been effective in treating small numbers of patients where other forms of treatment have failed to be effective. The Department will maintain close dialogue with key medical groups as this technology develops.