Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia | Tumor

Several Factors May Impact a Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Treatment Decision

November 16th 2021, 2:00pm


Without a huge difference in efficacy between many of the available treatments for Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, one expert says patients and their clinicians should look to other factors when deciding which regimen is best.

FDA Approval of Brukinsa in Rare Lymphoma Offers a New Option, Though Will Not Replace Other Therapies

September 22nd 2021, 3:00pm


The FDA approval of Brukinsa represents another treatment option with fewer side effects in patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinema, however it will not serve as a replacement for other therapies.

Brukinsa Receives FDA Approval for Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

September 1st 2021, 10:29pm


The FDA approval of Brukinsa, according to an expert from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, provides an important new option for targeted therapy in Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia.

Treating Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

December 17th 2020, 4:00pm


In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Asher Chanan-Khan about current standards of care for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, as well as a clinical trial looking at a novel therapy.

Treatment with Imbruvica and Rituxan May Benefit Patients with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Out to 5 Years

December 6th 2020, 7:30pm


The benefit observed in patients with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia treated with Imbruvica (ibrutinib) plus Rituxan (rituximab), compared with placebo and Rituxan, focused on survival and response to the treatment, both of which occurred despite prior treatment and genotypes.

Drug Duo Granted Priority Review to Treat Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

June 25th 2018, 6:50pm


The FDA has granted a priority review to a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for use in combination with Rituxan (rituximab) as a treatment option across all lines of therapy for patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia.