Julie Vose, MD, MBA, and David Straus, MD, on Hodgkin Lymphoma Study Results: CALGB/Alliance 50604
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
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).
David Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses new advances with direct oral anticoagulants, or DOACs.
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.
Stephen J. Schuster, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses the findings of a study of chimeric antigen receptor modified T cells directed against CD19 in patients with relapsed or refractory disease (Abstract 183).
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).