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FDA Approves Lisocabtagene Maraleucel for Refractory Large B-Cell Lymphoma

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved lisocabtagene maraleucel, a CD19-directed chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, for the treatment of adult patients with large B-cell lymphoma, including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified (DLBCL arising from indolent lymphoma), high-grade B-cell lymphoma, primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, and follicular lymphoma grade 3B, who have:
  • Refractory disease to first-line chemoimmunotherapy or relapse within 12 months of first-line chemoimmunotherapy
  • Refractory disease to first-line chemoimmunotherapy or relapse after first-line chemoimmunotherapy and are not eligible for hematopoietic stem cell transplant due to comorbidities or age.
For more information, read the FDA announcement and Bristol Myers Squibb's announcement.

Posted on 6/28/2022

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