At the time of admission, the physical examination and laboratory test results were normal, with the exception of a slightly elevated blood tumor
marker (CYFRA21-1: 5.
45 (260m): Typhoo (Scr), Max's Boy (3), Blood Tumor
(4), Reggie (7), Esther (7), Nutcase (8).
I have the privilege of working with blood tumor
markers like HE4, which aids in detecting ovarian cancer, from a bench top validation (ELISA) to an automated analyzer.
Even leukemia, a blood tumor
, responds, he said, because it turns out that leukemia needs to form new blood vessels in the bone marrow to grow.
So far, the ACT approach is effective against liquid, or blood tumors
, rather than solid tumors, as are found in breast and colorectal cancers, for example.
The company is developing CAR T products against a range of cancer antigens with the potential to target both solid and blood tumors
Fujifilm has initiated clinical trials of anti-cancer agents FF-10501 for the treatment of relapsed or refractory blood tumors
since August 2014, and FF-21101 for solid tumors such as lung cancer since January 2016 also at MD Anderson Cancer Center.