Saad Z. Usmani, MD, discusses the phase 2 SWOG 1211 trial investigating bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone with or without elotuzumab for patients with newly diagnosed, high-risk multiple myeloma.
The FDA has announced plans to convene a meeting of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee to review the Biologic License Application for belantamab mafodotin as treated of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.
“We found that the genomic alterations with smoldering multiple myeloma are essentially the same as full-fledged myeloma. This suggests that by the time smoldering multiple myeloma is diagnosed, most of the molecular abnormalities found in myeloma have already occurred.”
Jesus Berdeja, MD, discusses the next steps for the chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy JNJ-4528 following the data from the phase 1b portion of the CARTITUDE-1 trial in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.