Julie Vose, MD, MBA, and Cameron J. Turtle, MBBS, PhD, on B-Cell NHL and CLL: Clinical Trial Results on T-Cell Therapy
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Cameron J. Turtle, MBBS, PhD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, discuss anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor-modified T-cell therapy and clinical outcome (Abstract 184).
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.
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).
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.
S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, summarizes a special FDA-sponsored session on the three myeloma drugs that were approved this November––daratumumab, ixazomib, and elotozumab––and their current and future roles in treating the disease.