The Covid-19 pandemic revealed the advantages of treatment that involved fewer in-person office visits, according to research presented at American Society of Hematology meeting earlier this month. Researchers also saw a notable increase in the use of Darzalex (daratumumab).
Johnson & Johnson’s Tecvayli (teclistamab-cqyv) has been approved by the FDA, and Pfizer’s elranatamab received breakthrough status that should speed its approval. Bispecific antibodies may be a bridge to CAR-T treatments or an alternative to them.
The younger Black patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) had “alarmingly high” early death rates within the first 30 days of study enrollment, indicating possible delays in diagnosis and care, according to research results reported in the journal Blood Advances.