Breyanzi Is Third To Market, But BMS’s First CAR-T Therapy Priced Above Competitors
Third Cell Therapy For Lymphoma Approved In The US
Breyanzi’s list price is $410,300. The CD19-targeting CAR-T therapy previously known as liso-cel has a lot of ground to make up following competitors Yescarta and Kymriah.
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