Ten-year overall survival is low among patients with acute myeloid leukemia , but an analysis demonstrated that survival is shorter for older patients treated with chemotherapy alone, according to published findings.
In a phase 1b clinical trial presented during the 2020 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, investigators sought to determine the efficacy and safety of the novel TIM-3–targeting IgG4 antibody sabatolimab in combination with hypomethylating agents as treatment of patients with acute myeloid leukemia, as well as high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome.
Multiple chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies for the treatment of lymphomas and multiple myeloma have moved forward in the regulatory process, with 1 new FDA approval in 2020 and others anticipated in the near future.
Justin M. Watts, MD, discusses the key takeaway from the phase 2 Study P-2001 clinical trial, a randomized study comparing the safety and efficacy of pevonedistat in combination with azacitidine in patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes.
The FDA updated the prescribing label for the approval of ibrutinib to include efficacy and safety data as combination therapy with rituximab as treatment of patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.
The novel CD123-targeting antibody-drug conjugate IMGN632 demonstrated promising clinical activity in a cohort of heavily pretreated patients with relapsed/refractory blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm and had a favorable tolerability.