TOP - March 2020, Vol 13, No 2
The March issue of The Oncology Pharmacist (TOP) features the latest medical news, expert perspectives, clinical trial results, and drug updates, as well as important highlights from national and international meetings, including the 2019 ASH annual meeting, the 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, the NCCN 2019 Hematologic Malignancies meeting, the ACCC 2019 National Oncology Conference, and the 2019 AVBCC Summit.
Orlando, FL—Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is now approved as third-line treatment for patients with B-cell lymphomas and leukemias. For some patients, CAR T-cell therapy is a miracle therapy, extending survival and, in some cases, as a bridge to a potentially curative transplant.
Orlando, FL—Nivolumab monotherapy can be used as an effective bridge therapy to autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (AHCT) in many patients with relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), researchers reported at the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting.
New York City, NY—By its very nature, oncology is rife with change, with new research resulting in treatment advances at a rapid pace. Pending federal legislation aimed at reining in prescription drug prices and an upcoming presidential election may introduce yet further changes in oncology.
First National Study: Geographic Socioeconomic Disparities Mirror Substantial Gaps in Survival in Children with AML
Apamistamab-Based Lymphodepleting Regimen Before CAR T-Cell Therapy Prevents Cytokine Release Syndrome
Orlando, FL—A new CD45-targeting antibody radiation-conjugate, iodine-131 (I-131) apamistamab, may be a less toxic alternative to today’s standard practice of chemotherapy-based lymphodepletion regimens before initiation of adoptive cell therapy, according to results presented at ASH 2019.
Mosunetuzumab, a Dual-Targeted Antibody, Shows Complete Remissions in Relapsed/Refractory NHL After CAR T-Cell Therapy By
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