Nathan Hale Fowler, MD, on Follicular Lymphoma: Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab Study Results
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
Nathan Hale Fowler, MD, of MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses a multicenter trial in which ibrutinib plus rituximab was administered to treatment-naive patients with follicular lymphoma (Abstract 470).
James N. Kochenderfer, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses a clinical trial of allogeneic T cells expressing an anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor, which caused remissions of B-cell cancers after stem cell transplant, without causing graft-vs-host disease (Abstract LBA1).
Alok A. Khorana, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses study results on the use of dalteparin for thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients at high risk for the condition (Abstract 427).
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, discusses a retrospective analysis of data on the overall survival of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when initial therapy is given in academic hospitals vs nonacademic hospitals (Abstract 268).
David Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses new advances with direct oral anticoagulants, or DOACs.