Q. Consider the following statements regarding CAR T-cell therapy
1) CAR T-cell therapies use a patient’s own cells
2) This therapy has been approved for leukaemias and lymphomas.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
Statement 1 is correct. Unlike chemotherapy or immunotherapy, which require mass-produced injectable or oral medication, CAR T-cell therapies use a patient’s own cells.
Statement 2 is correct. As of today, CAR T-cell therapy has been approved for leukaemias (cancers arising from the cells that produce white blood cells) and lymphomas (arising from the lymphatic system).