James N. Kochenderfer, MD, on Multiple Myeloma: Results of a First-in-Humans Clinical Trial
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
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, 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).
Sagar Lonial, MD, of Emory University School of Medicine, and Torben Plesner, MD, of Vejle Hospital, discuss the latest findings on the use of daratumumab in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (Abstract 507).
Margaret O'Donnell, MD, of the City of Hope National Medical Center, summarizes a session on this vital topic (Session 613).
Kieron Dunleavy, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses a multi-center trial that set out to validate the effectiveness of DA-EPOCH-R-based therapy and whether a risk-adapted approach using the regimen is beneficial for patients with Burkitt lymphoma (Abstract 342).
Jonathon B. Cohen, MD, of the Winship Cancer Institute, discusses a study that used the National Cancer Data Base to study the impact on overall survival of deferring treatment in patients with newly diagnosed mantle cell lymphoma (Abstract 2717).