ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

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VIDEO: Ibrutinib-rituximab prolongs PFS, OS in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

January 26, 2019
SAN DIEGO — HemOnc Today Editorial Board member Kanti R. Rai, MD, professor of medicine at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell…
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Gemtuzumab ozogamicin well tolerated in multiple regimens for acute myeloid leukemia

January 25, 2019
SAN DIEGO —Gemtuzumab ozogamicin was safe and well tolerated in nearly a dozen different regimens for patients with acute myeloid leukemia or…
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DA-EPOCH shows promise in newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia

January 24, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Researchers at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition reported that dose-adjusted etoposide, prednisone, vincristine…
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VIDEO: Trials explore optimal treatments, resistance in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

January 18, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In this video, HemOnc Today Editorial Board member John C. Byrd, MD, discusses two late-breaking…
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VIDEO: Genetic screening rapidly links elderly AML patients to targeted therapy

January 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Brittany K. Ragon, MD, a leukemia transplant specialist in the department of hematologic oncology and blood disorders at the…
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Triplet combinations with pomalidomide improve response vs. doublet combinations in myeloma

January 5, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Triplet combination regimens containing pomalidomide nearly doubled response rates compared with doublet combination regimens of…
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VIDEO: Recent trials impact first-line management of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

January 4, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Jeff Sharman, MD, medical director for hematology research at the U.S. Oncology Network and director of research at…
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Venetoclax-rituximab maintains efficacy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia 1-year posttreatment

December 19, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Venetoclax plus rituximab was superior to bendamustine plus rituximab in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic…
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Nivolumab safe, feasible with standard induction therapy for acute myeloid leukemia

December 19, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Adding nivolumab to induction therapy with idarubicin and cytarabine appeared to be a viable and safe treatment option for younger…
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Acute leukemia patients ‘particularly vulnerable’ to financial toxicity of care

December 18, 2018
SAN DIEGO — In a recent survey, about half of patients with acute myeloid leukemia or acute lymphoblastic leukemia reported being affected by…