EHA

EHA25 Virtual Roundup

June 18, 2020

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Here is a summary of our coverage from EHA25 Virtual, the annual meeting for the European Hematology Association (EHA).

Celltrion Biosimilar Shows Efficacy in DLBCL Combination

June 16, 2020

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A rituximab biosimilar developed by Celltrion Healthcare demonstrates safety and efficacy in patients with relapsed or refractory aggressive B-cell lymphoma, in findings presented at EHA25 Virtual, the annual meeting of the European Hematology Association.

Sandoz R-CHOP Combination Confirms Findings in REFLECT

June 13, 2020

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Investigators reported an 88% overall response rate for a Sandoz rituximab biosimilar in combination with chemotherapy in patients with CD20-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Biosimilar ESA Is Effective in Myelofibrosis Anemia

June 10, 2020

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Investigators produced what they described as the first evidence supporting the use of biosimilar erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with myelofibrosis-related anemia.

Interim Results From REFLECT Show No New Safety Concerns for Biosimilar Rituximab, Rixathon

June 20, 2019

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During last week’s 24th Congress of the European Hematology Association, held from June 13-16 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, researchers presented their interim safety results from the REFLECT study, a prospective, noninterventional, observational, multicenter, open-label study of the biosimilar rituximab Rixathon as a curative therapy with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone in patients with previously untreated CD20-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Real-World Data Reaffirm Biosimilar Filgrastim's Safety and Efficacy

June 19, 2019

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During the 24th European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress, researchers from the European branch of the Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry reported on experience with reference granulocyte colony-stimulating factor products and a biosimilar.

Four Studies Report Real-World Data on Biosimilar Rituximab, Truxima

June 18, 2019

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The FDA recently approved biosimilar rituximab CT-P10, or Truxima. While the drug is not yet available in the United States, data are accruing for its use in Europe. During last week’s 24th Congress of the European Hematology Association, held from June 13-16 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 4 groups of researchers reported on real-world data that support the use of the biosimilar in cancer care.

Amgen's Eculizumab Biosimilar, ABP 959, Shows PK, PD Bioequivalence to Soliris

June 18, 2019

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Amgen is developing a biosimilar of the drug, ABP 959, and during last week’s 24th Congress of the European Hematology Association, held from June 13-16 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, researchers reported on findings from a phase 1 trial of the proposed product.

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