Administration of T-cells engineered with a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) targeting CD19 (CTL019) persist over the long-term and induce durable remissions in children with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Early results of the large, prospective Intergroup C10403 trial demonstrate that a high-intensity pediatric-inspired regimen improves event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS) in adolescent and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Early posttransplant consolidation with brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) compared with placebo in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma who are at risk for disease progression in the placebo-controlled phase 3 AETHERA trial.
Patients with HIV-­related lymphoma should not be excluded from clinical trials of autol­ogous hematopoietic-cell transplant (AHCT). Moreover, they should be offered AHCT as a standard treatment option, according to the results of a phase 2 trial reported at the 2014 American Society of Hematology meeting.
The use of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) to prevent progression after autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT) in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma is expected to increase survival and be cost-effective, according to a cost-effectiveness analysis presented at ASH 2014.
Consistent with past meetings, the 2014 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) included very insightful and educational presentations on the value of pharmaceuticals, cost implications, and the importance of adherence to therapy that can help guide policy decisions for pharmacy and medical directors.
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