Dr. Flinn on Venetoclax and Obinutuzumab in CLL

Ian Flinn, MD
Published: Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017


Ian Flinn, MD, Director of the Blood Cancer Research Program, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, discusses the safety, efficacy, and MRD negativity of a combination of venetoclax (Venclexta) and obinutuzumab (Gazyva) in patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) during the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting.

Overall, 32 patients were treated with this combination in the first-line setting. Investigators saw high complete remission (CR) rates, with over two-thirds of patients experiencing a CR, Flinn explains. In addition, high MRD negativity rates were also demonstrated, in both the peripheral blood and the bone marrow.
 

Ian Flinn, MD, Director of the Blood Cancer Research Program, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, discusses the safety, efficacy, and MRD negativity of a combination of venetoclax (Venclexta) and obinutuzumab (Gazyva) in patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) during the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting.

Overall, 32 patients were treated with this combination in the first-line setting. Investigators saw high complete remission (CR) rates, with over two-thirds of patients experiencing a CR, Flinn explains. In addition, high MRD negativity rates were also demonstrated, in both the peripheral blood and the bone marrow.
 

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