Blood cancers

Two trials point to effectiveness and lower toxicity of blinatumomab in paediatric B-cell ALL

Two randomised trials have shown potential benefits of blinatumomab in children and young adults with high-risk first relapse of B cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The studies, both published in JAMA, also showed that use of the agent is likely to provide a less toxic option in those with chemotherapy-responsive disease. But only one of the ...

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