Tag Archive for: multiple myeloma

An FDA advisory committee agreed that using minimal residual disease could be a viable surrogate endpoint for accelerated approval for drug development in multiple myeloma.

Today the agency allowed the use of Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY.N) and 2seventybio’s cell therapy Abecma in less severely affected patients with a type of blood cancer.

A study showed GSK’s experimental drug Blenrep helped extend survival in patients with a type of blood cancer without symptoms worsening, marking a potential comeback for the drug after several setbacks.

Johnson & Johnson’s anti-BCMA antibody can now be dosed once every two weeks in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma patients who have achieved and maintained complete response for at least six months.

Yesterday the company posted findings from an interim analysis of the Phase III DREAMM-7 trial showing that its antibody-drug conjugate Blenrep, when used in a three-drug regimen, led to a significant improvement in progression-free survival in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

An FDA advisory committee will meet to review J&J and Legend Biotech’s supplemental BLA for Carvykti for the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma patients who have undergone at least one prior line of therapy.

The U.S. drugmaker has been doubling down on building future revenue streams as its blockbuster immunotherapy, Keytruda, inches closer to losing key patents, opening the doors for competition from biosimilars.

A report back on ASH 2023, where innovation was on show everywhere.

The investigational allogeneic CAR-T therapy P-BCMA-ALLO1 appears to be more effective following strong immunosuppressive preconditioning.

GSK said on that its blood cancer drug Blenrep had reached a key goal in a late-stage trial, as the British drugmaker looks to bolster its oncology business after a series of setbacks.