EU approves Venclyxto + Gazyva for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.- AbbVie
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Updated results from the ASCEND Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca’s Calquence (acalabrutinib) maintained a statistically significant progression-free survival (PFS) benefit at three years compared to investigator’s choice of rituximab combined with either idelalisib (IdR) or bendamustine (BR) in adults with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), the most common type of leukaemia in adults.
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced the latest data from three pivotal Phase III studies of Venclexta (venetoclax) – CLL14, MURANO and VIALE-A – to be presented at the European Hematology Association Virtual Congress, June 9-17 (EHA2021) ,. Long-term follow-up data from the CLL14 and MURANO studies support the primary analysis of Venclexta in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and the possibility of tailoring treatment approaches based on genetic risk factors.
Final results from the head-to-head ELEVATE-RR Phase III trial of AstraZeneca’s Calquence (acalabrutinib) demonstrated non-inferior progression-free survival (PFS) and statistically significantly fewer events of atrial fibrillation versus ibrutinib in adults with previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) , the most common type of leukaemia in adults. Separately, updated results at four years of follow up from the ELEVATE-TN Phase III trial continued to show a strong PFS benefit for Calquence as combination therapy or as monotherapy in previously untreated patients with CLL.