Tafasitamab/Lenalidomide for Relapsed/Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: Gilles Salles, MD, PhD

Recently, the FDA granted accelerated approval to tafasitamab-cxix (Monjuvi®, MorphoSys US Inc.) in combination with lenalidomide for adults with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who are ineligible for autologous stem cell transplantation. In this interview with i3 Health, Gilles Salles, MD, PhD, principal investigator of the phase 2 L-MIND trial, on which the approval was based, discusses the significance of the approval, adverse events of note with tafasitamab/lenal...
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Transplant-Ineligible Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: Tafasitamab/Lenalidomide Approved

The FDA has granted accelerated approval to tafasitamab-cxix (Monjuvi®, MorphoSys US Inc.) in combination with lenalidomide for adults with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) not otherwise specified, including DLBCL arising from low-grade lymphoma, who are ineligible for autologous stem cell transplantation. The approval of tafasitamab, a CD19-directed cytolytic antibody, is based on efficacy data from the single-arm, international phase 2 L-MIND trial (NCT02399085), wh...
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Rituximab/Lenalidomide/Ibrutinib Effective in DLBCL

A phase 2 study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting revealed that a combination of rituximab (Rituxan®, Genentech USA, Inc), lenalidomide (Revlimid®, Celgene Corporation), and ibrutinib (Imbruvica®, Janssen Biotech, Inc) demonstrates overall response in adult patients with previously untreated non-germinal center B-cell (non-GCB)–like subtype diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Rituximab, which targets abnormal B cells and reduces their lifespan, is al...
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Lenalidomide/Rituximab for Follicular Lymphoma and Marginal Zone Lymphoma: John P. Leonard, MD

This week, the FDA approved lenalidomide (Revlimid®, Celgene Corporation) in combination with a rituximab product for relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma (FL) and relapsed/refractory marginal zone lymphoma (MZL). In this interview with i3 Health, John P. Leonard, MD, lead author of the AUGMENT trial, on which the approval was based, discusses the approval's importance and shares his advice for physicians treating patients with relapsed/refractory FL or MZL. Can you comment on the significanc...
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Lenalidomide Approved: Follicular Lymphoma and Marginal Zone Lymphoma

​The FDA has approved lenalidomide (Revlimid®, Celgene Corporation) in combination with a rituximab product for relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma (FL) and relapsed/refractory marginal zone lymphoma (MZL). Follicular lymphoma is the most common form of indolent (slow growing) B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), accounting for around 20% to 30% of all NHL cases. Marginal zone lymphoma, another type of indolent B-cell NHL, comprises approximately 8% of all NHLs. "Current treatment options for ...
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