Advanced CAR T-Cell Leukemia Therapy in Israel
Sheba’s Hemato-Oncology Department is one of only a few medical facilities in the world to offer this revolutionary treatment for blood cancer. CAR T T-cell therapy programs the patient’s own altered white blood cells to kill cancer cells. It has led to many positive outcomes, putting cancer into remission in many patients who did not respond to other treatment methods. CAR T T-cell therapy is highly specialized and personalized to consider each individual’s unique needs and overall well-being. The number of adults who have undergone the CAR T-cell therapy at Sheba:
Who Can Have CAR T-Cell Treatment?
Potential patients need to have undergone at least two prior treatments. The CAR T-cell protocol requires hospitalization for at least two weeks, but same patients may need a longer observation period.
Great success has been achieved in young patients with CAR T-cell treatment. The following are the rates of complete recovery with this therapy:
- 85-90% in young children
- Approximately 80% in teenagers
- Around 70% in the entire patient population
Of course, Sheba continues to strive to further improve these rates through continuous research and retaining the best physicians.
Sheba is excited to announce that it now offers the innovative CAR T-cell therapy for patients with Multiple Myeloma and is the first medical center in the world to pioneer its application for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) with 8:21 translocation and CD19 expression as part of a clinical study.
We also offer a full diagnostic procedure to determine whether this treatment is a suitable option for a patient.
Why Come to Sheba for CAR T-Cell Therapy?
There are only a handful of medical facilities in the world that provide CAR T-cell therapy. There are many benefits to selecting Sheba Medical Center for your treatment. Here are a few:
Convenient on-site care
We feature full CAR T-cell facilities under one-roof (including cell harvesting, chemotherapy, genetic engineering laboratory, T-cell injections, and patient observation), creating an efficient experience.
We are fully accredited for international healthcare by the Joint Commission International (JCI)
Medical expenses are generally lower than in the US, and we offer full transparency with no hidden costs
A coordinator from Global patient services will assist with everything from travel to translation
Our staff includes some of the most qualified and experienced oncologists, hematologists, and immunologists in the world
Healthcare at Sheba is provided with a holistic approach; treatments are designed to take the patient’s quality of life and overall well-being into consideration
Time is of the essence with a disease like leukemia
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Sheba Medical Center A Leader in Medicine and Biotechnological Innovation
Meet the Director
Arnon Nagler, MD
Director of the Division of Hematology Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cord Blood Bank
Prof. Nagler specializes in hematology, bone marrow transplantation, and internal medicine. He has pioneered numerous treatments for malignant and non-malignant blood disorders in Israel. He established the first public cord blood bank at Sheba in 2001, and he performed the first cord blood transplantation in Israel. In addition to his role at Sheba Medical Center, Prof. Nagler is a Professor of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University. Prof. Nagler received his medical degree from the Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School, in Jerusalem, Israel, and then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, in the United States. In addition to receiving numerous awards, he is widely published and a world-renowned speaker. Prof. Nagler has also been the lead investigator on over 15 clinical trials and holds over 40 patents and trademarks. He is a member of the EHA Scientific Program Committee, and Chair of the European Leukemia Subcommittee on Transplantation.Read More
Holistic Healing at Sheba
Our holistic approach to healthcare means that all Sheba patients benefit from world-class medicine provided with a personal touch. When designing your treatment program in Israel, we pay attention to more than just the disease – considering all aspects of well-being, including your physical, emotional, and social needs. As the largest hospital in the region, we provide every service you need conveniently under one roof on our vast campus. Every patient is also assigned a personal medical coordinator from Global patient services, who will provide assistance throughout every step of your treatment.
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Sheba Medical Center provides innovative, personalized medical care to patients from around the world. We are the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and dedicated to providing advanced and compassionate medicine for everyone.
We welcome all cases, including the rarest and the most challenging. Our medical teams collaborate to provide the best possible health outcomes. From your initial inquiry through the long-term follow-up care, we are here for you.
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