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Landgren Lauds Promise of Carfilzomib Quadruplet Regimen in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma

June 16th 2021

C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD, discusses important research efforts that led to the launch of the phase 2 MANHATTAN trial, the results achieved with the weekly carfilzomib quadruplet regimen in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, and the potential for this approach irrespective of transplant eligibility status.

Weekly Carfilzomib Quadruplet Induces High Rates of MRD Negativity, PFS in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma

May 11th 2021

The quadruplet combination comprised of carfilzomib, lenalidomide, dexamethasone, and daratumumab was linked with high rates of minimal residual disease negativity and progression-free survival in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

Bringing Individualized Care to Patients With Breast and Ovarian Cancers in the Caribbean

April 26th 2021

Current breast cancer screening practices in the Caribbean exclude the majority of the younger patient population, thereby leaving many cases of breast cancer undiagnosed.

Podcasts

Understanding Actionable Pathogenic Variants Among Caribbean Patients With Breast and Ovarian Cancers

July 29th 2021

Dr. George and Dr. Hurley discuss the data generated from their study on the correlation between deleterious variants in genes and the development of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers in populations throughout the Caribbean.

Halmos Highlights Effort Exploring COVID-19 Vaccines in Patients With Cancer

June 24th 2021

Dr. Halmos discusses the data from a study examining seroconversion rates following COVID-19 vaccination among patients with cancer and underscores the need for novel vaccination or passive immunization strategies for immunosuppressed cohorts.

Landgren Breaks Down the Benefit of Novel Quadruplet in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma

May 31st 2021

Dr. Landgren discusses the potential of a quadruplet regimen comprised of carfilzomib, lenalidomide, dexamethasone, and daratumumab in the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.