Jonathon Cohen, MD, on Deferring MCL Treatment
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
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).
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, and Rafat Abonour, MD
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Rafat Abonour, MD, of Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, discuss the session that he chaired on the question of whether researchers can design therapy that addresses the heterogeneity of the disease and eradicate most if not all of the myeloma clones.
Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD
Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses an additional analysis of a phase II study of azacitidine combined with lenalidomide or with vorinostat vs azacitidine monotherapy in higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (Abstract 908).
Dr. Robert Rifkin, Medical Director of Biosimilars at US Oncology Research, moderates a roundtable discussion on Global Perspectives on the Integration of Biosimilars into Oncology Practice, held in conjunction with the 2015 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
Moderator: Robert Rifkin, MD
Participants: Corey Cutler, MD; Pere Gascon, MD, PhD; Mark McCamish, MD, PhD
This program is supported by Sandoz Inc.
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).
S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD
S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, summarizes his education session on the evolving diagnostic criteria for myeloma, which focused on smoldering disease and when it becomes an “open flame.”