Uncovering new targets for treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

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Published: 13 Dec 2012
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Dr John Byrd - The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, USA

Dr John Byrd presents at an ASH 2012 press conference on the Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor ibrutinib (PCI-32765) which promotes high response rate, durable remissions, and is tolerable in treatment naïve and relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma patients including those with high-risk disease.