Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, and Stephan Stilgenbauer, MD, PhD on CLL and Venetoclax: Clinical Trial Results
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Stephan Stilgenbauer, MD, PhD, of the University of Ulm, discuss this late-breaking abstract on venetoclax monotherapy and deep remissions in ultra-high risk relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion (Abstract LBA6).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and David Straus, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss the initial results of the U.S. Intergroup Trial of response-adapted chemotherapy or chemotherapy/radiation therapy based on PET for nonbulky stage I and II Hodgkin lymphoma (Abstract 578).
Outgoing ASH President, David A. Williams, MD, of the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Hospital, gives an overview of this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology.
James Foran, MD, of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, discusses two key studies on clofarabine: as a single agent for induction and postremission therapy in newly diagnosed AML, and as the basis for consolidation in nonfavorable AML (Abstracts 217 and 218).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Cameron J. Turtle, MBBS, PhD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, discuss anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor-modified T-cell therapy and clinical outcome (Abstract 184).
Nathan Hale Fowler, MD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses a multicenter trial in which ibrutinib plus rituximab was administered to treatment-naive patients with follicular lymphoma (Abstract 470).