Rate of response to CyBorD is ‘truly remarkable’

Oncology NEWS International Vol 17 No 12, Volume 17, Issue 12

There was a very rapid response [to CyBorD], which has been typical when you incorporate bortezomib into the initial regimens,” commented Dr. Anderson, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

There was a very rapid response [to CyBorD], which has been typical when you incorporate bortezomib into the initial regimens,” commented Dr. Anderson, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

“As is 100% of the time true, as far as I know, the adverse cytogenetics- del(13) and t(4;14)-are no longer relevant in the context of bortezomib- containing initial therapies.” The rate of complete or near-complete response increased from 39% to 46% to 72%, going from the intent-to-treat population to patients who completed treatment to transplant recipients, Dr. Anderson observed, characterizing the rates achieved as “truly remarkable.”

“I believe this is another example of a very active bortezomib-containing new therapy,” he said.

 

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