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Vemurafenib/Rituximab Combo Reaches 100% CR Rate in Hairy Cell Leukemia

Angelica Welch
Published: Tuesday, Feb 06, 2018

Enrico Tiacci, MD

Enrico Tiacci, MD
The combination of vemurafenib (Zelboraf) and rituximab (Rituxan) in patients with relapsed/refractory hairy cell leukemia was proven to be safe and non-myelotoxic, producing durable and deep responses that in turn could provide an effective chemotherapy-free option in this heavily pretreated population, according to findings of a study presented during the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting.

Complete responses (CRs) were achieved in all 27 patients evaluable for efficacy, which included 2 patients who had incomplete platelet recovery.
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