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Other Meetings

On-site reporting from other meetings and summits in the hematology/oncology arena

APR-246 Plus Azacitidine Is Associated With High Response Rates in MDS and AML

In a small phase IB/II trial presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association, all four evaluable patients with TP53-mutant myelodysplastic syndromes...

Umbralisib Demonstrates Safety, Efficacy for Patients With Kinase Inhibitor–Intolerant CLL

According to a report presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association, the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) and casein kinase-1ε inhibitor umbralisib represents...

Tagraxofusp: A New Option for Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm?

Treatment with tagraxofusp, an anti-CD123 targeted agent previously known as SL-401, appeared to be safe and effective for managing blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm...

CheckMate 205: Evaluating Nivolumab in Newly Diagnosed Hodgkin Lymphoma

In a study presented by Radhakrishnan Ramchandren, MD, at the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association, the four-drug regimen of nivolumab plus doxorubicin,...

Better Together: IDH Inhibitors Plus Azacitidine in Newly Diagnosed AML

Results from a phase Ib/II study presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association suggest that combining an IDH inhibitor (ivosidenib or...

Cardiac Biomarkers Predict Quality of Life in Patients With Light-Chain Amyloidosis

In a study presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association, researchers demonstrated a relationship between B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal...

Bispecific Antibody AMV564 Active in Relapsed and Refractory AML

Treatment with the CD33/CD3 bivalent, bispecific antibody AMV564 demonstrated clinical activity in patients with relapsed and refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a tolerable...

Combining Ibrutinib and Venetoclax Produces High MRD-Negative Rates in Treatment-Naïve CLL

The all-oral regimen of single-agent ibrutinib followed by combined ibrutinib and venetoclax increased the odds that patients with treatment-naïve chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) will...

Updated Results from JULIET: Tisagenlecleucel Associated With Durable Responses in DLBCL

In May 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy tisagenlecleucel to the treatment...

Obinutuzumab Beats Rituximab in Older Patients With CLL

Treatment with obinutuzumab plus chlorambucil led to greater improvements in progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) than the combination of rituximab and chlorambucil,...
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September 2018, Volume 4, Issue 11

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