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Update on FDA-Approved CAR T-Cell Gene Therapy for B-Cell Lymphomas

On October 18, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval to axicabtagene ciloleucel for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma. Specifically, this treatment can be used after two or more lines of systemic therapy for diffuse...

hematologic malignancies
lymphoma

Treatment Update on Selected Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

As part of The ASCO Post’s coverage of the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, featured here are four abstracts from different clinical trials evaluating newer treatments for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia and T-cell lymphomas. Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia ABSTRACT 7509: Outcomes with bendamustine plus ...

lymphoma

Update on Newer Treatments in Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

As part of The ASCO Post’s coverage of the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, featured here are summaries of five abstracts of different clinical trials evaluating newer treatments for follicular and marginal zone lymphomas as well as diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Follicular and Marginal Zone Lymphomas...

hematologic malignancies

Selected Abstracts From the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

To complement The ASCO Post’s comprehensive coverage of the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, here are several abstracts selected from the meeting proceedings focusing on novel therapeutic regimens for plasma cell dyscrasias, particularly multiple myeloma. For full details of these study abstracts, visit ...

hematologic malignancies

The WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

GUEST EDITORS Dr. Abutalib is Assistant Director, Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Director, Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Apheresis Service, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, Illinois, Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Cell & Gene Therapy. Dr. Medeiros is Professor and...

hematologic malignancies
immunotherapy

Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapy

As part of The ASCO Post’s continued coverage of the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, here is an update on several studies of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT) and cellular therapy, as used in myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), acute...

lymphoma

Update on Newer Treatments in Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

AS PART of The ASCO Post’s continued coverage of the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, here is an update on several different studies on new therapeutics in non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), ...

hematologic malignancies

Advances in Haploidentical Transplantation and Cellular Therapies

With advances in the field, the number of haploidentical stem cell transplants being performed (ie, using human leukocyte antigen [HLA] half-matched donor stem cells) has been increasing. In recognition of evolving strategies to improve outcomes, a group of transplant physicians started the...

lymphoma
immunotherapy

Update on FDA-Approved CAR T-Cell Products

AXICABTAGENE CILOLEUCEL (also known as CAR19) is an anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell product approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat selected hematologic malignancies.1 To appreciate the clinical trial findings summarized here, from selected abstracts presented at the ...

lymphoma
leukemia
immunotherapy

Update on FDA-Approved CAR T-Cell Products

TISAGENLECLEUCEL IS an anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell product approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat selected hematologic malignancies.1,2 To appreciate the clinical trial findings summarized here, from selected abstracts presented at the 2018 American Society of...

myelodysplastic syndromes

Novel Treatments of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

AS PART of The ASCO Post’s continued coverage of the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, here is an update on seven different studies on new therapeutics in myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Among the treatments highlighted here are the erythroid maturation...

hematologic malignancies
multiple myeloma
immunotherapy

Novel Therapeutics for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma, Part 2

Here is an update on several different studies focusing on novel treatments for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. The featured therapeutics include the oral agent selinexor in...

hematologic malignancies
multiple myeloma

Novel Treatments in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma, Part 1

Here is an update on several different studies focusing on novel treatments for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma presented at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. Featured therapeutics include daratumumab plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone, ...

symptom management

Clinician Survey to Explore Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants vs Low–Molecular-Weight Heparin in Cancer-Related VTE

Injectable low–molecular-weight heparin has long been considered the standard of care for treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with cancer. However, low–molecular-weight heparin is costly and often disliked by patients due to injection-related discomfort and bruising....

hematologic malignancies

Study Findings on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Including Systemic Mastocytosis

HERE IS AN UPDATE on six different studies featured at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. Topics focused on novel treatments for myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia, as well as systemic mastocytosis. Myelofibrosis ABSTRACT...

hematologic malignancies

The WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an ongoing feature that quizzes readers on issues in hematology. In this installment, Drs. Abutalib and Medeiros explore the recently updated World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue...

New International Journal Advances in Cell & Gene Therapy Now Available, Names Editors-in-Chief, Deputy Editors

A NEW INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, Advances in Cell & Gene Therapy, recently published its inaugural issue in May 2018. The new publication aims to provide a forum for authors to share their newest results, views, and visions in the field of cell and gene therapy. The journal will be published on a...

hematologic malignancies

The WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an ongoing feature that quizzes readers on issues in hematology. In this installment, Drs. Abutalib and Medeiros explore the recently updated World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue...

multiple myeloma

Updated International Myeloma Working Group Criteria: Diagnostic Challenges

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an ongoing feature that quizzes readers on issues in hematology. In this installment, Drs. Abutalib and Landgren review the underlying data that shaped the updated International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) diagnostic criteria for...

hematologic malignancies

Answers to Hematology Expert Review Questions

GUEST EDITORS: Dr. Abutalib is Assistant Director, Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Director, Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Apheresis Service, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, Illinois, Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Cell & Gene Therapy. Dr. Medeiros is Professor and...

hematologic malignancies

The WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an ongoing feature that quizzes readers on issues in hematology. In this installment, Drs. Abutalib and Medeiros explore the recently updated World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue...

New Edition of Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice Now Available

THE 7th AND LATEST EDITION of Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice has been published by Elsevier. This authoritative reference in the field of hematology delivers expert scientific content and clinical guidance to enhance problem-solving skills and make optimal use of the newest diagnostic...

hematologic malignancies

Study Findings on Novel Agents in Neoplastic Hematology

HERE IS AN UPDATE on four different studies featured at the 2017 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. Topics focus on advanced systemic mastocytosis, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), amyloidosis, and myeloproliferative neoplasms.  Systemic Mastocytosis...

hematologic malignancies

Study Findings on Novel Therapies for Hematologic Malignancies

  Here is an update on five different studies featured at the 2017 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition. Topics center on possible newer treatment regimens in both Hodgkin and Burkitt lymphomas, relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and newly...

hematologic malignancies
lymphoma
immunotherapy

ECHELON-1: A Commendable Study, but Questions Remain

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” —Albert Einstein The phase III international ECHELON-1 study, designed to evaluate brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) as part of a front-line chemotherapy regimen for previously untreated advanced classic...

hematologic malignancies

Untangling the Controversies of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

BOOKMARK Title: Hematopoietic Cell Transplants: Concepts, Controversies, and Future DirectionsEditors: Hillard M. Lazarus, MD; Robert Peter Gale, MD, PhD, DSc (hon), FACP; Armand Keating, MD, FRCP(C); Andrea Bacigalupo, MD; Reinhold Munker, MD; Kerry Atkinson, MBBS, MD, DTM&H, FRCP, FRACP; and...

hematologic malignancies

Answers to Hematology Expert Review Questions

Question 1  Which statement about epidemiology and clinical features of atypical CML is correct? Correct answer: C. Symptoms of atypical CML may be related to anemia and thrombocytopenia. Expert PerspectiveThe exact incidence of atypical CML is unknown, but the median patient age at diagnosis is in ...

hematologic malignancies

New WHO Classification of Tumors of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an ongoing feature that quizzes readers on issues in hematology. In this installment, Drs. Abutalib and Medeiros explore the recently updated World Health Organization (WHO) classification of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue...

hematologic malignancies

Recent Study Findings in CAR T-Cell Therapy for Neoplastic Malignancies

Here is an update on two recent clinical trials focusing on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for neoplastic malignancies. Highlighted are the findings from an early-phase study in refractory aggressive lymphoma and a study in chronic lymphocytic leukemia after failure of ibrutinib...

hematologic malignancies

Recent Study Findings in Hematologic Malignancies

HERE IS A BRIEF LOOK at the study findings and clinical implications of several recent and important clinical trials in neoplastic hematology. Attention is focused on clonal myeloid disorders, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, lymphoma, and plasma cell dyscrasias.  Clonal Myeloid Disorders  STUDY:...

hematologic malignancies

Recent Clinical Trials in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Setting for Hematologic Malignancies

Here is a brief look at the study findings and clinical implications of several recent and important clinical trials in neoplastic hematology. Attention is focused on hematopoietic cell transplantation in a variety of hematologic malignancies, with investigations addressing the role of maintenance ...

A New Manual for the Expanding Field of Bone Marrow Transplantation

The first hematopoietic stem cell transplant was pioneered by E. Donnall Thomas, MD, and published in The New England Journal of Medicine in September 12, 1957. Although the six patients on his trial all died by 100 days post transplantation, Dr. Thomas remained undaunted, continuing his...

Syed Abutalib, MD, Appointed to Education Committee for ASBMT

THE CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA issued congratulations to Syed Abutalib, MD, in July for being appointed to the Education Committee for the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT). Dr. Abutalib is Assistant Director, Stem Cell Transplant & Cell Therapy Program at...

hematologic malignancies
multiple myeloma
lymphoma
leukemia
myelodysplastic syndromes

Selected Abstracts on Novel Therapies for Hematologic Malignancies

THE 22ND CONGRESS of the European Hematology Association (EHA) was held in June in Madrid, drawing hematologists and allied professionals from every subspecialty of hematology from around the world. Among the extensive educational and scientific program, the EHA Congress provides a forum for...

hematologic malignancies

Autologous and Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

HERE ARE SEVERAL ABSTRACTS selected from the proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting clinical trials on autologous and allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for various hematologic malignancies. Additional selected...

multiple myeloma

Selected Novel Agents in Development for Multiple Myeloma

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2016 America Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics for the development for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. For full details of these study abstracts, visit...

multiple myeloma

Smoldering and Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in smoldering and relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma. For the full details of these study abstracts, visit...

lymphoma

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in various types of high-grade, aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including peripheral T-cell lymphomas, central...

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in high-grade, aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including newly diagnosed as well as relapsed or refractory...

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in several different types of non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including mantle cell lymphoma and marginal zone lymphoma. For...

leukemia

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, and Nelli Bejanyan, MD, on Adult ALL and Consolidation Chemotherapy: Results From a CIBMTR Study

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Nelli Bejanyan, MD, of the University of Minnesota, discuss findings from a study conducted by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research on treatment for ALL patients, with an available donor, undergoing...

lymphoma

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, and Alex F. Herrera, MD, on Double-Hit and Double-Expressor Lymphomas: A Retrospective Analysis

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Alex F. Herrera, MD, of City of Hope National Medical Center, discuss study findings that suggest allogeneic stem cell transplantation may overcome the chemoresistance of double-hit/double-expressor tumors (Abstract 830).

hematologic malignancies

Update on Neoplastic Hematology: Review of Recent Clinical Trials

Here is a brief look at the study findings and clinical implications of several recent and important clinical trials in neoplastic hematology. Attention is focused on myelodysplastic syndromes, multiple myeloma, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Myelodysplastic Syndromes Clinical Trial:...

leukemia

Donor Selection for HLA-Matched Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Question 1: Which statement about donor selection for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant is correct? Correct Answer: C. If a donor is available, the genotypic identity between the patient and his brother should be established by typing the patient’s parents; if this is not possible, the...

leukemia

Donor Selection for HLA-Matched Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Case Study A 33-year-old white male is diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with complex cytogenetics. A decision is made in favor of performing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in first complete remission. The patient has a 35-year-old brother who is healthy and motivated to...

hematologic malignancies

Update on Neoplastic Hematology: Review of Recent Clinical Trials

Here is a brief look at the study findings and clinical implications of several recent clinical trials on newer treatment options in neoplastic hematology. Attention is focused on several types of leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Leukemia Clinical Trial: INO-VATE ALL phase III...

hematologic malignancies
leukemia
lymphoma
multiple myeloma

Selected Hematology Abstracts From the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, focusing on clinical trials on therapeutics in different types of leukemia, multiple myeloma, follicular lymphoma, and central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. For full details of these study abstracts, visit...

hematologic malignancies

Complexities in the Diagnosis and Management of Amyloidosis

Question 1: What is the next best step for this patient? Correct Answer: C. Determination of amyloid subtype. Expert Perspective Amyloidosis encompasses a heterogeneous group of diseases bound by the characteristic deposition of amyloid fibrils in soft tissues and bone marrow, and it could be...

hematologic malignancies

Complexities in the Diagnosis and Management of Amyloidosis

Case Study A 70-year-old man is referred to your clinic for a consultation. Recently, a diagnosis of IgG monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) was established. Medical history is significant for essential hypertension, type II diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and atrial...

hematologic malignancies

Updated WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies

Question 1: Which statement about the classification of tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues is true? Correct Answer: A. The revised WHO classification defines distant disease entities that can be reliably diagnosed using proposed criteria. Expert Perspective WHO last updated its...

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