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FDA Approves New Treatment for Hairy Cell Leukemia

Sep 13, 2018, 15:31 PM
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On September 13, the Food and Drug Administration approved moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk (Lumoxiti, AstraZeneca) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory hairy cell leukemia (HCL) who have received at least two prior systemic therapies, including treatment with a purine nucleoside analog. Lumoxiti is a CD22-directed cytotoxin and is the first of this type of treatment for patients with HCL.

Read the full FDA press release here.

Posted 9/13/2018

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