Bone and Connective Tissue Cancer Archives - MPR

Bone and Connective Tissue Cancer

multiple myeloma

FDA Places Clinical Hold on Venetoclax Trials for Multiple Myeloma

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a partial hold on all clinical trials evaluating venetoclax (Venclexta; AbbVie and Genentech) for the treatment of multiple myeloma. This was prompted after a review of data from the phase 3 BELLINI trial (M14-031) showed a higher proportion of deaths in the venetoclax treatment arm compared with…