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The company said patients with a type of leukemia who took its Scemblix had a significantly better response and a lower dropout rate than those who received current standard-of-care drugs in a late-stage study with details presented today.

The FDA approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s Breyanzi for chronic lymphocytic leukemia and small lymphocytic leukemia prior to Friday’s adcomm for the company’s other CAR-T therapy, Abecma.

The Swiss pharma’s fourth-quarter sales fell short of analysts’ estimates on Wednesday, as the company said it dropped a late-stage blood cancer hopeful after failing a Phase III study.

Autolus Therapeutics is calling the Phase II FELIX trial, assessing its next-generation CAR-T therapy obe-cel for leukemia, a win after an interim analysis revealed an overall remission rate of 70%.

The drug will be sold under the brand Rezlidhia and indicated for treating acute myeloid leukemia in patients with a susceptible genetic mutation.

On Tuesday, Curis, Inc. announced that the FDA has allowed patient enrollment to resume in the monotherapy phase of its TakeAim Leukemia Phase I/II trial studying emavusertib.