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Chimeric antigen receptor T cells, CAR-T, cytomorphology, immunotherapy, cell therapy
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells represent one of the newest frontiers of cell therapy. Their application currently involves relapsed/refractory aggressive B cell lymphoma and leukemia as a standard of care, while several studies are exploring CAR-T to treat multiple myeloma and other hematological malignancies. Here we describe the cytomorphology of CAR-T collected from the leftovers of infusion bags, and therefore before the encounter with the antigen, with, among others, a peculiar population of giant lymphoid cells with blastoid features and hypertrophic centrosome.
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