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Children approved for CAR T-cell therapy at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh will go through the following steps of the treatment process:
The first step of the CAR T-cell therapy process is leukapheresis.
This means we collect white blood cells (including T-cells) from your child.
This step of the CAR T-cell treatment process takes about two to three weeks.
A few days before your child's hospital admission for infusion, he or she will have conditioning chemotherapy.
This step improves the ability of the infused CAR T-cells to expand and multiply.
When it's time for infusion, we'll:
Learn more about blood disorder and cancer care at Children's.
To refer a patient for CAR T-cell therapy at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, call 412-692-6740.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.