EHA 2016: The benefits of lenalidomide and dexamethasone

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Description: Katja Weisel, MD from University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany discusses the slowly progressing myeloma and outlines how there are clear benefits to receiving lenalidomide and dexamethasone based backbone therapy for patients who have not had success with a proteasome inhibitor based first line of treatment. Patients receiving this treatment show a sustained and durable responses with a progression-free survival of 15-19 months. Dr Weisel continues to discuss the potential of combining lenalidomide and dexamethasone with a combination treatment. For instance carfilzomib, lenalidomide and dexamethasone combinations (NCT01080391). Recorded at the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2016 Annual Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Posted on : 06/24/16
Added : 3 years ago
Category : Multiple Myeloma