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Bijal D. Shah, MD, on Previously Treated Mantle Cell Lymphoma: New Findings on Brexucabtagene Autoleucel and Pirtobrutinib

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Bijal D. Shah, MD, of Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, discusses a matching-adjusted indirect comparison of brexucabtagene autoleucel and pirtobrutinib in patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma who have been previously treated with a BTK inhibitor (Abstract 5136).



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