Oncology Edition - Episode 6

Pharmacy Focus: Oncology Edition - Experts See Promising Future for the Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

CAR T therapies are potentially revolutionizing the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

This month, we spoke with Craig Freyer, PharmD, BCOP, clinical pharmacy specialist at Penn Medicine, to learn about how CAR T therapies are potentially revolutionizing the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). In addition to discussing what makes ALL treatment unique from other cancer treatments, Freyer said pharmacists have important roles to play in managing cytokine release syndrome and potential neuro-toxicities.