The CAR T-Cell Therapy Clinical Journey Guide



An individual who participates in a clinical trial.

Participant Information Sheet (PIS)

A document that provides potential clinical trial participants with enough information about the clinical trial to allow them to make an informed decision about whether to participate. This is sometimes called an Informed Consent document.

PET-CT scan (Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography)

A type of scan that uses a small amount of a radioactive tracer to light up active cells. Cancer cells show up as bright spots on a PET scan.

PFT (pulmonary function tests)

Breathing tests to see how well the lungs are working.


Participant Information Sheet


An inactive treatment, used in some studies to compare to an experimental treatment.


Blood cells that help blood to clot to stop bleeding.

Post-Traumatic Growth

Positive life changes that develop through a stressful, frightening experience.

Principal Investigator

The person in charge of all aspects of a clinical trial.

Psychosocial Oncologist

A person who specialises in the psychological, behavioural, emotional and social issues that arise for cancer patients and their loved ones.