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IDH-mutated AML: First-line IDH inhibitors, chemo may up remission

Stein EM et al. ASH 2018, Abstract 560

Key clinical point: The IDH1 inhibitor ivosidenib and IDH2 inhibitor enasidenib combined with induction and consolidation therapy showed promising efficacy against newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia.

Major finding: The 1-year survival rates were greater than 75% for patients with previously untreated acute myeloid leukemia who received either of the IDH-mutated inhibitors.

Study details: An open-label, prospective trial in 153 patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia.

Disclosures: The study was funded by Agios Pharmaceuticals and Celgene. Dr. Stein reported consulting with those companies and others.

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Citation:

Stein EM et al. ASH 2018, Abstract 560.