Expert physicians discuss the rationale behind the clinical use of JAK inhibitors in acute GvHD (graft-versus-host disease), and provide an overview of recent clinical trial data for this treatment approach.
The submission of a Biologics License Application has been initiated seeking approval of JZP-458 as a part of a multi-agent chemotherapy regimen as treatment of adult and pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or lymphoblastic lymphoma who developed hypersensitivity or silent inactivation to E. coli-derived asparaginases.
The FDA granted approval to rituximab-arrx, a biosimilar to rituximab as treatment of adult patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and microscopic polyangiitis.
During a Targeted Oncology Case Based Peer Perspectives event, Miguel-Angel Perales, MD, discussed testing for risk stratification and treatment of graft-versus-host-disease based on the case of a 48-year-old man.
Christian Buske, MD, discusses surprising findings from the 5-Year follow-up of a randomized phase 3 trial in patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia receiving of ibrutinib plus rituximab or placebo plus rituximab.
An analysis from the MURANO trial showed that venetoclax in combination with rituximab led to a more than doubling of time to next treatment compared with bendamustine and rituximab in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.