Sagar Lonial, MD, and Torben Plesner, MD, on Multiple Myeloma: Updated Results of the Phase I/II GEN503 Study
2015 ASH Annual Meeting
Sagar Lonial, MD, of Emory University School of Medicine, and Torben Plesner, MD, of Vejle Hospital, discuss the latest findings on the use of daratumumab in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (Abstract 507).
Laurie H. Sehn, MD, MPH, of the British Columbia Cancer Agency, discusses a study that showed patients with advanced-stage classical Hodgkin lymphoma, with a negative PET-scan following ABVD chemotherapy, have excellent outcomes without the need for consolidative radiotherapy, regardless of disease bulk at presentation (Abstract 579).
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Stephan Stilgenbauer, MD, PhD, of the University of Ulm, discuss this late-breaking abstract on venetoclax monotherapy and deep remissions in ultra-high risk relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion (Abstract LBA6).
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.
Andrew J. Davies, MRCP, PhD, of the Cancer Research UK Centre, University of Southampton, discusses a study of targeted treatment for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma based on real-time gene-expression profiling (Abstract 812).
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).