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President Murmu launches indigenously-developed CAR T-cell therapy for cancer treatment

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Mumbai, Apr 4 (PTI) President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated here on Thursday indigenously-developed CAR T-cell therapy to treat cancer patients.

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The event was held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay located in Powai.

Developed by the IIT Bombay and the Tata Memorial Centre, this gene-based therapy will help in curing cancer, including different types of blood cancer, officials said.

NexCAR19 CAR T-cell therapy is India's first 'Made in India' CAR T-cell therapy, which will significantly bring down the cost of treatment, they said. PTI PR NP

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