Key clinical point:
Major finding: Of 14 patients, 12 (86%) who completed 12 cycles of treatment had undetectable bone marrow MRD.
Study details: Early results of the phase 2 CAPTIVATE trial including 164 patients younger than 70 years of age with previously untreated CLL.
Disclosures: The study was sponsored by Pharmacyclics, an Abbvie company. Dr. Wierda reported consulting and research funding from Pharmacyclics, AbbVie, and several other companies.
Source: Wierda WG et al. ASCO 2018 (annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology), Abstract 7502.
Wierda WG et al. ASCO 2018 (annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology), Abstract 7502.
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