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ASH19 special report

ASH19 special report

Update: 2020-01-30


Blood & Cancer takes you behind the podium at the American Society of Hematology annual meeting for an in-depth look at the latest developments in anemia and myelodysplastic syndrome, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for mantle cell lymphoma, use of novel agents in follicular lymphoma, and a range of new advances being explored in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Guests on the podcast include Brian T. Hill, MD, PhD, and Allison Winter, MD, both with the Cleveland Clinic, and Anthony Mato, MD, and Lindsey E. Roeker, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

Plus, in Clinical Correlation, Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, of Stanford (Calif.) University, talks about the gratitude that can come from surviving cancer.

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ASH19 abstracts discussed in this podcast:

Abstract 843: Roxadustat in the treatment of anemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndrome and low red blood cell transfusion burden.

Abstract 754: (03:45 ) KTE:X19, an anti-CD19 CAR T-cell therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma: Results of the phase 2 ZUMA-2 trial.

Abstract 3982: (08:28 ) Comparative outcomes of relapsed follicular lymphoma patients treated with novel agents: A multi-center analysis.

Abstract 31: (13:45 ) ELEVATE TN: Phase 3 study of acalabrutinib combined with obinutuzumab or alone versus obinutuzumab plus chlorambucil in patients with treatment-naïve chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Abstract 33: (19:01 ) Ibrutinib and rituximab provides superior clinical outcome compared to FCR in younger patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Extended follow-up from the E1912 trial.

Abstract 36: Quantitative analysis of minimal residual disease shows high rates of undetectable MRD after fixed-duration chemotherapy-free treatment and serves as surrogate marker for progression-free survival: A prospective analysis of the randomized CLL14 trial.

Abstract 355: Four-year analysis of Murano study confirms sustained benefit of time-limited venetoclax-rituximab in relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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ASH19 special report

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