ONCAlert | 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Results from the ASPIRE Trial: Carfilzomib, Lenalidomide, and Dexamethasone in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

Shaji Kumar, MD
Published Online: 3:55 PM, Sat December 6, 2014
Shaji Kumar, MD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, discusses the results of the phase III ASPIRE trial.

Clinical Pearls

  • This trial looked at the combination of lenalidomide and dexamethasone with or without carfilzomib for patients with relapsed multiple myeloma.
  • Adding carfilzomib to lenalidomide and dexamethasone elicited an improvement in PFS.
  • The combination was well tolerated.

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