Dr. Matasar on Antibody-Drug Conjugates in B-Cell Malignancies

Matthew J. Matasar, MD
Published: Thursday, Jul 13, 2017



Matthew J. Matasar, MD, attending physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) in B-cell malignancies.

Polatuzumab vedotin, an ADC, is being studied in combination with rituximab (Rituxan) or obinutuzumab (Gazyva) in patients with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma or diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

As for ADCs in this space, there has been success with brentuximab vedotin, which is approved by the FDA in classical Hodgkin lymphoma.
 


Matthew J. Matasar, MD, attending physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) in B-cell malignancies.

Polatuzumab vedotin, an ADC, is being studied in combination with rituximab (Rituxan) or obinutuzumab (Gazyva) in patients with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma or diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

As for ADCs in this space, there has been success with brentuximab vedotin, which is approved by the FDA in classical Hodgkin lymphoma.
 



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