David A. Williams, MD, on the Goals and Highlights of ASH 2015
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
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.
David Henry, MD
David Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses the exciting developments in multiple myeloma treatment, including the three new drugs approved for the disease in November 2015.
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD
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).
Sébastien Maury, MD
Sébastien Maury, MD, of the Hôpital Henri Mondor, discusses this study in which adding rituximab improved the outcome of adult patients with CD20-positive, Ph-negative B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Abstract 1). To see the French language version of this newsreel, please click here.
James N. Kochenderfer, MD
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).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, and David Straus, MD
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).