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The Latest News and Updates in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

August 31st 2020, 3:00pm

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A roundup of the latest news and updates for patients with acute myeloid leukemia from CURE®.

FDA Grants Novel Treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Fast Track Designation

August 5th 2020, 5:00pm

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The FDA’s fast track designation for BST-236 to treat adults aged 75 years or older with acute myeloid leukemia, or who have comorbidities that prevent the use of intensive induction chemotherapy, may open the doors to an accelerated approval.

Patient Assessment Tool May Provide Insight into Health-Related Quality of Life in AML

August 4th 2020, 7:00pm

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A patient assessment tool, known as the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy–Leukemia (FACT-Leu), was a viable and valid outcome measure for patients with acute myeloid leukemia not eligible for intensive therapy.

Possible Triplet Regimen Shows Promise For Certain Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

August 4th 2020, 5:00pm

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“Overall, the take-home point is that it's a small study so far and the follow-up time is still short, but it is pretty exciting preliminary data,” said Dr. Courtney DiNardo about the combination of Tibsovo plus Venclexta – with or without Vidaza – in IDH1-mutated acute myeloid leukemia.

CURE Community Vlog: Having Great Purpose in Pain After Cancer

July 12th 2020, 10:00pm

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“At 34, I have another chance to live the rest of my life with a consciousness that there's great purpose in the pain.”

Investigational Drug Combination Could Address Unmet Need in TP53-Positive MDS

June 19th 2020, 1:00am

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The phase 3 trial evaluating eprenetapopt plus Vidaza completed enrollment recently, and could lead to a new standard of care with positive results, according to Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Manero.

FDA Expands Mylotarg Approval to Include Children With Newly-Diagnosed CD33-Positive AML

June 16th 2020, 8:37pm

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended the indication of Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) to include the treatment of children aged one month or older with newly diagnosed CD33-positive acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

COVID-19 Tips for Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Acute Myeloid Leukemia

April 7th 2020, 7:00pm

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique challenge for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia, creating many questions that experts tried to answer in a recent webinar from The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation.

Experts Share Recommendations on Managing Cancer During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 23rd 2020, 7:00pm

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The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to alter how patients with cancer receive their treatment, and experts within the United States who saw the virus strike early are offering their advice to other hospitals just starting to feel the effects.

Immunotherapy Combination Offers Hope to Patients with Relapsed/Refractory AML

March 20th 2020, 10:00pm

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Patients with acute myeloid leukemia whose disease has relapsed or become resistant to treatment saw a benefit with a combination of Opdivo and Vidaza.