Pembrolizumab versus brentuximab vedotin in relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma (KEYNOTE-204): an interim analysis of a multicentre, randomised, open-label, phase 3 study.
John Kuruvilla, Radhakrishnan Ramchandren, Armando Santoro, Ewa Paszkiewicz-Kozik, Robin Gasiorowski, Nathalie A Johnson, Laura Maria Fogliatto, Iara Goncalves, Jose SR de Oliveira, Valeria Buccheri, Guilherme F Perini, Neta Goldschmidt, Iryna Kriachok, Michael Dickinson, Mieczyslaw Komarnicki, Andrew McDonald, Muhit Ozcan, Naohiro Sekiguchi, Ying Zhu, Akash Nahar Show all
The Lancet Oncology | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: PD-1 blockade via pembrolizumab monotherapy has shown antitumour activity and toxicity in patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma. Here, we present interim analyses from the KEYNOTE-204 study evaluating pembrolizumab versus brentuximab vedotin for relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma. METHODS: In this randomised, open-label, phase 3 study, patients aged 18 years or older with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma with measurable disease and an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status of 0 or 1 who were ineligible for or had relapsed after autologous haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT) were enrolled at 78 ho..View full abstract