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Astellas Oncology Announces New Data in Acute Myeloid Leukemia to be Presented at the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting
- Complete results of Phase 1/2 CHRYSALIS trial of gilteritinib in patients with Relapsed/Refractory AML to be presented during Oral Session on Dec. 5 -

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas today announced two gilteritinib abstracts, including an oral presentation in patients with relapsed or refractory (R/R) acute myeloid leukemia (AML), that will be presented at the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, Dec. 3-6 in San Diego.

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The following abstract will be presented during an oral presentation session:

Title: Final Results of the Chrysalis Trial: A First-in-Human Phase 1/2 Dose-Escalation, Dose-Expansion Study of Gilteritinib (ASP2215) in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (R/R AML). (Abstract 1069)

Presenter: Alexander E. Perl, M.D., University of Pennsylvania-Abramson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Session Date/Time: Monday, Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m. PST
  • Location: San Diego Ballroom AB (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina)

In addition to the oral presentation, Astellas will present the following abstract in a poster session:

Title: Gilteritinib (ASP2215), a Novel FLT3/AXL Inhibitor: Preclinical Evaluation in Combination with Azacitidine in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Yoko Ueno, PhD) (Abstract 2830)

  • Session Date/Time: Sunday, Dec. 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. PST
  • Location: Hall GH (San Diego Convention Center)

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