Kieron Dunleavy, MD, on Burkitt Lymphoma: Preliminary Report of the DA-EPOCH-R Trial
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
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).
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).
Margaret O'Donnell, MD, of the City of Hope National Medical Center, summarizes a session on this vital topic (Session 613).
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.
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.
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.