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Other Meetings

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

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In Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Subsidies and Out-of-Pocket Costs Predict Adherence to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

CHICAGO--An analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) and Medicare Part D data suggests that coverage barriers are not the only factors that...
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Minimal Residual Disease Status Linked to Survival Outcomes in Multiple Myeloma

Although many patients with multiple myeloma (MM) achieve a complete response (CR) with treatment, the likelihood of relapse is still high, suggesting the presence...
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In the Era of Novel Agents, Has Early Mortality in Older Patients Decreased?

While novel agents for the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM) have improved patient outcomes and extended survival, these agents are also associated with toxicities...
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Novel Agent Marizomib Demonstrates Promising Activity in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Marizomib (NPI-0052), a novel proteasome inhibitor, decreased the amount of myeloma protein and was well tolerated in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (MM), according...
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Pooled Analysis Shows Maintenance Therapy Improves Survival in Multiple Myeloma

Though previous studies have indicated prolonged progression-free survival (PFS) with maintenance therapy in patients with multiple myeloma (MM), experts disagree about its effect on...
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Autologous Transplant Improves Complete Response, Disease Control in Patients Treated with Carfilzomib-Based Combo

In a phase I/II trial of patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM), 55 percent of patients treated with the combination of carfilzomib, lenalidomide,...
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Results from a Phase II Study of Crenolanib in Patients With FLT3-Positive Acute Myeloid...

CHICAGO--The next-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) crenolanib besylate showed “encouraging” activity and safety as a single agent in patients with relapsed/refractory FLT3-positive acute myeloid...
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CLL-IPI: A New and Improved Staging System for CLL?

In a recent study examining the validity of prognostic markers for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), researchers believe they have developed an internationally...
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Study Finds Idarucizumab Can Reverse the Anticoagulant Effects of Dabigatran

The experimental drug idarucizumab quickly and effectively reversed the anticoagulant effect of dabigatran within minutes, according to results from an interim analysis presented at...

Pacritinib Leads to Better Symptom Control, Improved Cytopenias in Myelofibrosis

Compared with other available treatments, the JAK2 inhibitor pacritinib leads to more effective spleen volume reduction and better symptom control in patients with myelofibrosis,...
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August 2020 Volume 6, Issue 10

This issue looks at the rapid expansion of telemedicine, explores access to leukemia treatment in Brazil, and more.

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