December 10, 2018

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Novel Triple Therapy Combination Shows Promise for Relapsed, Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Jennifer Barrett, Associate Editor
Overall response rate and survival in patients with relapsed AML treated with azacitidine plus nivolumab and ipilimumab may be superior to azacitidine plus nivolumab.
FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Venetoclax for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Jennifer Barrett, Associate Editor
Officials with the FDA have granted accelerated approval to venetoclax (Venclexta) for treating newly-diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in patients who are ineligible for intensive induction chemotherapy.
FDA Grants Breakthrough Designation to Adcetris for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas
Jennifer Barrett, Associate Editor
Adcetris being evaluated for previously untreated systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma or other CD30-expressiong peripheral T-cell lymphomas in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and prednisone.
FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
SPT Staff
Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is indicated for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who have been previously treated with sorafenib.
FDA Approves Biosimilar to Neulasta for Myelosuppressive Chemotherapy
Kristen Coppock, MA, Editor
Udenyca (pegfilgrastim-cbqv) is a leukocyte growth factor indicated to decrease the incidence of infection, as manifested by febrile neutropenia, in patients with non-myeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anti-cancer drugs associated with a clinically significant incidence of febrile neutropenia. 
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