Naveen Pemmaraju

Study of tagraxofusp reports 90 percent response rate for deadly blood cancer with no prior available therapies

Naveen Pemmaraju, M.D.

HOUSTON ― An open-label, multi-cohort Phase II trial, led by investigators at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, reports that treatment with the drug tagraxofusp resulted in high response rates in patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN), a rare but highly aggressive – and often fatal bone marrow and blood disorder – for which there are no existing approved therapies. Study findings were published in this week’s online issue of the New England […]