The FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Oncternal Therapeutics for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Mantle Cell Lymphoma
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The FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Oncternal Therapeutics for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Mantle Cell Lymphoma

  Orphan drug designations are granted by the FDA to drugs and biologics that are developed for the treatment of rare diseases.  According to a recent article in Biospace, Oncternal…

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Dr. Eunice Wang Discusses Newly Approved Treatments for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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Dr. Eunice Wang Discusses Newly Approved Treatments for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

  Earlier this year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosted a presentation by Dr. Eunice Wang, Clinical Leukemia Service, Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Wang’s presentation…

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Experimental CAR NK-Cell Therapy Produces Results in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphona
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Experimental CAR NK-Cell Therapy Produces Results in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphona

According to a story from Targeted Oncology, a recent phase 1/2a clinical trial of an experimental treatment called TAK-007 produced a clinical response in the majority of patients in the…

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Venclyxto® Plus Obinutuzumab Offers Previously Untreated CLL Patients Chemotherapy-Free Treatment
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Venclyxto® Plus Obinutuzumab Offers Previously Untreated CLL Patients Chemotherapy-Free Treatment

  A recent press release by the global biopharmaceutical research company, AbbVie, reported a positive opinion by CHMP granted to VENCLYXTO® combined with obinutuzumab to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). A positive opinion by…

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Cellectar’s CLR 131 for the Sixth Time

  The biopharmaceutical company Cellectar Biosciences recently announced that the FDA granted its lead phospholipid drug conjugate, CLR 131, Orphan Drug Designation(ODD) for treatment of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. ODD is granted by…

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IYCMI: CALQUENCE Has Received US FDA Approval to Benefit Adults with CLL
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IYCMI: CALQUENCE Has Received US FDA Approval to Benefit Adults with CLL

  A recent article in BioPortfolio carried AstraZeneca’s announcement of the FDA’s approval of CALQUENCE® (acalabrutinib) for adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). The approval…

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