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).
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 his education session on the evolving diagnostic criteria for myeloma, which focused on smoldering disease and when it becomes an “open flame.”
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).
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.
David Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses new advances with direct oral anticoagulants, or DOACs.