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After five years of planning and anticipation, Hollings has opened the Summer and Clyde Anderson Advanced Cancer Therapy Clinic to provide specialized care to patients in phase I clinical trials.

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Clinical trial of purified CAR-T cell therapy awarded $3.2M NCI grant to expand

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With the first two patients in a clinical trial testing purified CAR-T cells both showing complete remission, the National Cancer Institute has stepped forward with $3.2 million in funding to expand the trial.

“To be the first person to have the purified cells – like I mentioned to Doctor Hess, ‘First time up and you guys hit one out of the park,’” said trial participant Ted Kopacko.

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What’s great is now everyone can get it. Anyone can prescribe it. They don’t have to travel somewhere to get this medication. It really is a huge help for our families and kids.

Dr. Jacqueline Kraveka, pediatric cancer researcher

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