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).
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.
Laurie H. Sehn, MD, MPH, of the British Columbia Cancer Agency, discusses a study that showed patients with advanced-stage classical Hodgkin lymphoma, with a negative PET-scan following ABVD chemotherapy, have excellent outcomes without the need for consolidative radiotherapy, regardless of disease bulk at presentation (Abstract 579).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and John F. Gerecitano, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discuss a phase I study of venetoclax monotherapy in patients with relapsed/refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including updated safety and efficacy data (Abstract 254).
James N. Kochenderfer, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, reports on remissions of multiple myeloma during a trial of T cells expressing an anti-B-cell maturation antigen chimeric antigen receptor (Abstract 99).
Sagar Lonial, MD, of Emory University School of Medicine, summarizes his educational session on this vital topic.