haematology

Myeloid venetoclax resistance observed in CLL patients

An Australian haematologist is backing time-limited therapy after his research showed long-term venetoclax (Venclexta) use could drive drug resistance in myeloid cells. A study of 89 chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients on median 75 months’ venetoclax showed prolonged BCL2 inhibitor use could give rise to anti-apoptotic myeloid BAX mutations — a potentially significant adaptation for ...

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