Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, on CLL: Idelalisib Plus Bendamustine and Rituximab
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses a late-breaking abstract on the superiority of this three-drug combination compared to bendamustine and rituximab alone in patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (Abstract LBA5).
James N. Kochenderfer, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses a clinical trial of allogeneic T cells expressing an anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor, which caused remissions of B-cell cancers after stem cell transplant, without causing graft-vs-host disease (Abstract LBA1).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, discusses a retrospective analysis of data on the overall survival of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when initial therapy is given in academic hospitals vs nonacademic hospitals (Abstract 268).
Olivier Casasnovas, MD, of Hôpital Le Bocage, discusses a phase III study comparing an early PET-driven treatment de-escalation to a not PET-monitored strategy in patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (Abstract 577). To see the French language version of this video, please click here.
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.
Simon Rule, MD, of Derriford Hospital, discusses results from an international, multicenter study in patients with previously treated mantle cell lymphoma (Abstract 469).