Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to multiple myeloma.

Idecabtagene Ciloleucel Induces Deep Responses in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Treatment with the B-cell maturation antigen‚ąítargeted chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy idecabtagene ciloleucel (ide-cel) showed encouraging efficacy in patients with heavily pretreated relapsed...
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Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone for Older Patients With Multiple Myeloma: Less Is More

According to a study published in Blood, older patients with multiple myeloma (MM) who are taking continuous lenalidomide-dexamethasone (Rd) may be able to switch...

How Can the Myeloma Community Reduce Disparities in Care?

In our March 2021 issue, we reported on findings from a review article examining disparities in outcomes among patients with multiple myeloma (MM), in...

Idecabtagene Vicleucel Approved for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

The FDA has approved idecabtagene vicleucel (ide-cel) as the first B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for the treatment of...

European Commission Approves Selinexor Plus Dexamethasone for Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma

Selinexor, in combination with dexamethasone, has been granted conditional marketing authorization by the European Commission (EC) for the treatment of adult patients with multiple...

FDA Approves Isatuximab-irfc Combination for Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma

Isatuximab-irfc, in combination with carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Isa-Kd), was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 31, 2021 for the...

Does Elotuzumab Improve PFS in High-Risk Myeloma?

The addition of the anti-SLAMF7 antibody elotuzumab to lenalidomide, bortezomib, and dexamethasone (RVd) induction and maintenance did not improve outcomes for patients with previously...
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Ixazomib Combination Improves PFS Versus Placebo in Patients With Transplant-Ineligible Myeloma

When researchers added ixazomib to continuous lenalidomide-dexamethasone (Rd) in patients with newly diagnosed, transplant-ineligible multiple myeloma (MM), they observed that the treatment regimen was...

Daratumumab and Hyaluronidase-fihj Approved for Light Chain Amyloidosis

The combination of daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj and bortezomib, cyclophosphamide, and dexamethasone (D-VCd) was granted accelerated approval for the treatment of adults with newly diagnosed...

Charting the Myeloma Immunotherapy Landscape

A bevy of forthcoming immunotherapies for multiple myeloma over the next few years raises hopes, as well as questions about combinations, sequencing, and potential...
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