In an interview with Targeted Oncology, John P. Leonard, MD, discussed the results of the phase 2 study of tazemetostat, the drug approval for relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma, and the role of tazemetostat in the community setting.
"The iNNOVATE study continues to deliver strong clinical evidence supporting the long-term use of ibrutinib plus rituximab across first and second lines of therapy for patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia."
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, Michael Schuster, MD, discussed the findings in the phase 2 SADAL study and the importance of the FDA approval of selinexor for the treatment of relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Selinexor is now the only single-agent, oral therapy approved for the treatment of patients with R/R DLBCL, and the only nuclear export inhibitor approved by the FDA for use in 2 hematologic malignancies, multiple myeloma and DLBCL.
“The completion of this New Drug Application submission marks an important milestone in bringing us 1 step closer to providing umbralisib as a potential treatment option for patients with relapsed/refractory marginal zone lymphoma and follicular lymphoma."
“These results, complimented with a favorable safety profile, indicate the utility of this novel immunological combination as a potential treatment option for patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma."