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An Update on CAR T Therapy (Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture)

December 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Natalie Grover, MD

Assistant Professor
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


An Update on CAR T Therapy


Lecture Description

This lecture will give an overview of CAR-T cells, discuss recent clinical trial results and FDA approvals as well as current clinical applications. This lecture will also cover the management of the unique toxicities of CAR-T therapy. Finally, this lecture will discuss some of the ongoing trial of CAR-T therapy as well as future directions of the field.

Lecture Objectives:
  • Discuss the current approved indications for CAR-T cells
  • Describe presentation and management of unique toxicities associated with CAR-T therapy
  • Describe challenges of developing CAR-T cells for solid tumors


To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit for this Live Lecture:
  • Attend the live lecture, either by going to a designated site or by using Zoom (registration link above). Find out more about hosting a designated site.
  • Be present in the lecture for a minimum of 50 minutes.
  • After attending the live lecture, complete an evaluation and download your certificate.
  • The instructions and password for the evaluation will be provided after the lecture is over.
    • If you attend at a designated site, the site coordinator will provide you with the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
    • If you attend via Zoom Webinar, you will receive an email 24 hours after the lecture with a link to the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
  • Attendance at the live lecture is required to receive the Live Activity Evaluation Instructions.
Lecture Resources:


UNCCN Site Coordinators:
  • All documents and information for UNCCN Site Coordinators (including connection information, presentation handout, and links to obtain certificates) can be accessed on the UNC Cancer Network Learning Portal.


Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Continuing Education Credit:
  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in January 2019. Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.


*Lecture topic subject to change.
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December 19, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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