ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

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MCL-1 dependence may predict response to alvocidib in relapsed, refractory acute myeloid leukemia

December 14, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Researchers investigating potential biomarkers of response to alvocidib found the investigational CDK9 inhibitor had clinical…
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Thrombotic events remain low with use of coagulation factor VIIa recombinant

December 14, 2018
The rate of thrombotic events among patients treated with coagulation factor VIIa recombinant within its licensed indications continues to be low and…
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Improvement in acute promyelocytic leukemia survival driven by reduction in early mortality

December 14, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Rates of early mortality have decreased, while OS has increased, among patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia in the United…
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CAR T-cell therapy cost-effective compared with past treatments

December 14, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy has improved health outcomes at a more cost-effective rate than other cancer treatments…
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Red blood cell transfusion may not increase risk for thrombosis

December 14, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Red blood cell transfusion did increase risk for thrombotic events in adjusted analyses, despite reports of increased risk in…
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VIDEO: Ibrutinib yields superior PFS vs. standard care in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

December 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Ryan W. Jacobs, MD, head of the clinical trials program for chronic lymphocytic leukemia at the Levine Cancer…
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Allogeneic stem cell transplant induces long-term responses in follicular lymphoma

December 13, 2018
Nonmyeloablative allogeneic stem cell transplant results in complete responses that last for up to a decade among patients with relapsed follicular…
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Combination treatment with rituximab demonstrates ‘excellent’ results as induction therapy

December 13, 2018
Induction therapy with rituximab and bendamustine followed by rituximab plus high-dose cytarabine and then an autologous stem cell transplant…
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Gut microbial diversity before stem cell transplantation may impact survival

December 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Higher gut microbial diversity was associated with improved survival in a multinational cohort of patients undergoing hematopoietic…
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BCL2 mutation confers resistance to venetoclax in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

December 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Researchers characterized a recurrent mutation in the BCL2 protein that offered new insights into the pathobiology of venetoclax…

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ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

December 1, 2018 - December 4, 2018

  • Location: San Diego, Calif.
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