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FOI 0563 2019/20 CAR T-Cell Therapies

Freedom of Information Request: 0563 2019/20

  1. With regards to the usage of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell (CAR T-cell) therapies. Could you please provide me with the following numbers of patients treated with an infusion of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell (CAR T-cell) therapies since 1st September 2019 with the following drugs and where possible please could you split by the indication for which the drug was provided?


Please note that this data applies to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham only. CAR-T is currently not undertaken at the Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull sites.

Number of patients treated B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) Relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) Primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL) All Indications


Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel)  Not Applicable 7 0  7
Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel)  0  3  0  3


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