ASCO and EHA highlights in myeloma and AL amyloidosis

The American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (ASCO2020) is the largest and one of the most important congresses for the oncology community. Many myeloma and AL amyloidosis updates were presented at this congress which was held from 29 to 31 May 2020. Two weeks later, the 25th edition of the European Hematology Association’s annual congress (EHA25 Virtual), one of the most important haematology congresses here in Europe, was held from 11 June to 21…

Positive results of selinexor, bortezomib, and dexamethasone in myeloma patients who have received one to three prior lines of therapy

  New data of the phase 3 Boston clinical trial were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting held virtually from 29 to 31 May 2020. This study evaluates weekly selinexor, bortezomib, and dexamethasone (SVd) versus twice weekly bortezomib and dexamethasone (Vd) in myeloma patients who have received one to three prior lines of therapy.

EHA 2020 – Subcutaneous daratumumab shows improved clinical outcomes in AL amyloidosis

  New data of the ANDROMEDA clinical trial has been presented today in the late breaking session at the 25th European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Congress which is happening virtual from 11 to 21 June. This study evaluates subcutaneous (SC) daratumumab in combination with cyclophosphamide, bortezomib, and dexamethasone (D-CyBorD) compared to CyBorD alone in newly diagnosed patients with AL amyloidosis.

ASCO 2020 – CAR-T cell therapy highlights in myeloma

  CAR-T cell therapy is one of the most promising treatments in a number of types of cancer. In myeloma, very promising results were presented during the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Dr Hermann Einsele, Director of the Department of Internal Medicine II at the Würzburg University Hospital, summarises for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) the most important CAR-T cells updates in myeloma at ASCO 2020.

ASCO 2020 myeloma highlights

  The largest, and one of the most important, oncology meetings in the calendar year, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual scientific meeting, was held from 29 to 31 May. Myeloma Patients Europe attended this virtual meeting and interviewed Dr Katja Weisel, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, to summarise the most important myeloma highlights presented at ASCO20.

Relevant myeloma and AL amyloidosis sessions at ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program

  From 29 to 31 May, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) will hold its annual scientific meeting. This is the largest, and one of the most important, oncology meetings in the calendar year. For the first time, ASCO20 will be held virtually adapting its programme and sessions to the COVID-19 situation. The programme will still feature over 250 oral abstract presentations and 2,500 poster presentations in 24 disease-based and speciality tracks. All presentations will…