Bone and Connective Tissue Cancer

Outcomes of Daratumumab Tx Examined in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

Daratumumab with bortezomib and dexamethasone is associated with longer progression-free survival in patients with relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma, according to a study published in the August 25 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Receiving Myeloma Immunotherapy Earlier May Have Greater Efficacy

Daratumumab (Darzalex), a recently approved immunotherapy drug for multiple myeloma, can provide better benefits if patients receive it earlier in their treatment, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held in Chicago.

Unexpected Derm Diagnosis in Patient Treated with Dabrafenib

In a case report published online February 28 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, researchers document non-HIV-associated Kaposi sarcoma in a male patient with myasthenia gravis and metastatic melanoma treated with the BRAF inhibitor dabrafenib.