DLBCL

ASH abstract drop backs Roche’s Polivy in first-line lymphoma

Roche trumpeted a top-line results of the POLARIX trial of its Polivy therapy in previously-untreated B-cell lymphoma, and a first look at the data suggests it is on track for approval in what could be a highly lucrative new market. An abstract of the results published ahead of the upcoming American Society of Haematology (ASH) …

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Armed with ph3 trial, Roche preps filing for Polivy in first-line DLBCL

Roche has the results it was hoping for in a phase 3 trial of Polivy in newly diagnosed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) – an indication it thinks could be worth up to $2 billion. The Swiss drugmaker reported top-line results from the POLARIX study this morning, showing that Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin) was able to …

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Genentech Reports Results of Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq) + R-CHP in P-III POLARIX Trial for the Treatment of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Shots: The P-III POLARIX trial evaluates the efficacy, safety, and PK of Polivy + R-CHP vs R-CHOP in 879 patients in a ratio (1:1) with previously untreated DLBCL for 6 cycles, followed by Rituxan for 2cycles; or R-CHOP + Polivy PBO for 6 cycles, followed by 2 cycles of Rituxan. The trial is being conducted …

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BMS finally gets FDA OK for liso-cel, sets $410k launch price

Bristol-Myers Squibb finally has FDA approval for its CAR-T therapy liso-cel, which has been cleared by the US regulator as Breyanzi for certain forms of large B-cell lymphoma. The green light comes too late for holders of the contingent value right (CVR) BMS offered as a sweetener to its takeover of Celgene, which lapsed because …

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Incyte/Morphosys take on CAR-Ts as lymphoma antibody Monjuvi approved in US

Incyte and Morphosys’ Monjuvi antibody therapy has been approved for certain patients with lymphoma, as the companies hope to provide a more convenient alternative to expensive and cumbersome CAR-T therapy. At the beginning of the year Incyte paid $750m to Morphosys for the CD-19 targeting antibody, which has been approved in combination with BMS’ Revlimid …

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