Dr. Peter Martin Discusses RBAC500: A Combination of Cytarabine with Rituximab and Bendamustine for Elderly Patients with Mantle Cell Lymphoma


In an interview recorded during the 2016 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Dr. Peter Martin discussed  results from a phase 2 trial where researchers from the Fondazione Italiana Linfomi found that the addition of intermediate-dose of cytarabine to the first line treatment of rituximab and bendamustine led to a 91% response rate in elderly people with mantle cell lymphoma. This chemotherapy combination is known as RBAC500.

Author: lymphomaprogram

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