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Evolution of cancer immunotherapy: from bone marrow transplant to CAR

The latest advance in the field of immune therapies against cancer are the active and targeted CAR therapies. This treatment consists of obtaining the patient's lymphocytes and reprogramming them to attack the malignant cells. CAR therapies are, until now, the most sophisticated, since they are "active" treatments that use living cells that proliferate, and at the same time, are directed against a specific target.