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Novel Agents for Treatment of WM

Please select from the following list of abstracts, representing the presentations given in Stockholm 2008 (IWWM-5) Session 6:

CHOP versus R-CHOP in Waldenström´s macroglobulinemia (WM). C. Buske for the German Low Grade Lymphoma Study Group (GLSG), Munich, GERMANY.

Bendamustine plus Rituximab versus CHOP plus Rituximab in the First-Line-Treatment of Patients with Waldenström’s disease – First interim Results of a Randomized Phase III Study of the Studygroup Indolent Lymphomas (StiL). Mathias J Rummel, University Hospital, Giessen, Germany, Ulrich von Gruenhagen, Praxis Cottbus, Germany, Norbert Niederle, Klinik Leverkusen, Harald Ballo, Praxis Offenbach, Eckhart Weidmann, Krankenhaus Nordwest, Manfred Welslau, Praxis Aschaffenburg, Gerhard Heil, Krankenhaus Luedenscheid, Christina Balser, Praxis Marburg, Heinz A Duerk, Hamm, Martina Stauch, Praxis Kronach, Dorothea Kofahl-Krause, MHH Hannover, Ulrich Kaiser, Hildesheim, Wolfgang Knauf, Praxis Frankfurt and Wolfram Brugger, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Schwarzwald-Baar Clinic, Voehrenbacherstr. 23, Villingen, 78050, GERMANY.

Regulation of the PI3K/mTOR pathway in Waldenström’s Macroglublinemia (WM). Irene M. Ghobrial, Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA.

Antibody-based Therapeutics Targeting the TNF Superfamily Member CD70. Iqbal S. Grewal, Department of Preclinical Therapeutics, Seattle Genetics, Inc., Bothell, WA, USA.

Targeting CD40 in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia (WM). Ranjana Advani, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto CA, USA.

Novel Proteasome Inhibitor in Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia. Aldo Roccaro, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Applying the Lessons Learned from the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma to Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia. Kenneth C. Anderson, Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Boston, MA, USA.

Stockholm 2008 (IWWM-5)

The 5th International Workshop on WM (IWWM-5) was made possible through the kind and generous unrestricted grants or gifts from the following sponsors:

Peter and Helen Bing Fund for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia

 

Karen Lee Sobol Foundation

 

Bailey family Foundation for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia

 

Linda and Edward Nelson Fund for Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia