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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(40): e22642, 2020 Oct 02.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33019490

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RATIONALE: Reactivation of hepatitis B virus (HBV) after treatment with bortezomib-based regimens in HBV-positive patients with multiple myeloma (MM) has been reported in the past few years. Nevertheless, there is evidence of inhibition of HBV replication by bortezomib in transgenic mice. However, there is still no clinical evidence that bortezomib inhibits HBV. PATIENT CONCERNS: A 55-year-old MM patient with a family history of MM, who was also a chronic HBV carrier, achieved HBV clearance after treatment with a bortezomib-based regimen in combination with anti-HBV drugs. DIAGNOSES: The diagnosis was MM with chronic carrier of HBV. INTERVENTIONS: He received bortezomib-based regimen for MM as well as entecavir as a prophylaxis to prevent HBV reactivation. OUTCOMES: This patient achieved HBsAg and HBV-DNA clearance after 2 months and the remission was maintained during the next 2 years. He also achieved complete remission of MM and underwent consolidation therapy with autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. LESSONS: This is the first case of MM with HBV clearance after receiving a bortezomib-based regimen combined with anti-HBV drug. Research on related mechanisms might provide new suggestions and hope for better management of HBV positive patients with MM and for the treatment of HBV patients.


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Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Antivirais/uso terapêutico , Bortezomib/uso terapêutico , Guanina/análogos & derivados , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Protocolos Clínicos , Quimioterapia Combinada , Guanina/uso terapêutico , Transplante de Células-Tronco Hematopoéticas/métodos , Antígenos de Superfície da Hepatite B/efeitos dos fármacos , Vírus da Hepatite B/efeitos dos fármacos , Vírus da Hepatite B/genética , Hepatite B Crônica/complicações , Hepatite B Crônica/prevenção & controle , Hepatite B Crônica/virologia , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Transplante Autólogo/métodos , Resultado do Tratamento
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Anticancer Res ; 40(9): 4979-4987, 2020 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32878786

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BACKGROUND/AIM: Multiple myeloma is a highly heterogeneous disease of clonal plasma cells. Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors are promising anticancer drugs but their precise mechanisms of actions are not well understood. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Cell-cycle regulation and pro-apoptotic effects of two histone deacetylase inhibitors, suberohydroxamic acid (SAHA) and suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (SBHA), were analyzed in multiple myeloma cell lines RPMI8226 and U266 with differing TP53 status using gene-expression analysis. RESULTS: Enhanced expression of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 1A (CDKN1A/p21WAF/CIP1) detected in the TP53-deleted U266 cell line after SAHA treatment indicates the P53-independent mode of transcriptional activation of CDKN1A gene. In contrast, CDKN1A gene expression was significantly increased by both SBHA and SAHA treatment of TP53-mutated RPMI8226 cells. CONCLUSION: SAHA appears to be a potentially effective pro-apoptotic and anticancer drug with universal application in the treatment of heterogeneous populations of multiple myeloma cells.


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Inibidor de Quinase Dependente de Ciclina p21/genética , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Proteína Supressora de Tumor p53/metabolismo , Antineoplásicos/farmacologia , Apoptose/efeitos dos fármacos , Pontos de Checagem do Ciclo Celular/efeitos dos fármacos , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Sobrevivência Celular/efeitos dos fármacos , Inibidor de Quinase Dependente de Ciclina p21/antagonistas & inibidores , Regulação Neoplásica da Expressão Gênica/efeitos dos fármacos , Inibidores de Histona Desacetilases/farmacologia , Humanos , Ácidos Hidroxâmicos/farmacologia , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Mieloma Múltiplo/genética , Mieloma Múltiplo/metabolismo , Proteína Supressora de Tumor p53/genética
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Lancet Oncol ; 21(10): 1317-1330, 2020 10.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32866432

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BACKGROUND: Bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (VRd) is a standard therapy for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. Carfilzomib, a next-generation proteasome inhibitor, in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone (KRd), has shown promising efficacy in phase 2 trials and might improve outcomes compared with VRd. We aimed to assess whether the KRd regimen is superior to the VRd regimen in the treatment of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma in patients who were not being considered for immediate autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT). METHODS: In this multicentre, open-label, phase 3, randomised controlled trial (the ENDURANCE trial; E1A11), we recruited patients aged 18 years or older with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma who were ineligible for, or did not intend to have, immediate ASCT. Participants were recruited from 272 community oncology practices or academic medical centres in the USA. Key inclusion criteria were the absence of high-risk multiple myeloma and an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status of 0-2. Enrolled patients were randomly assigned (1:1) centrally by use of permuted blocks to receive induction therapy with either the VRd regimen or the KRd regimen for 36 weeks. Patients who completed induction therapy were then randomly assigned (1:1) a second time to either indefinite maintenance or 2 years of maintenance with lenalidomide. Randomisation was stratified by intent for ASCT at disease progression for the first randomisation and by the induction therapy received for the second randomisation. Allocation was not masked to investigators or patients. For 12 cycles of 3 weeks, patients in the VRd group received 1·3 mg/m2 of bortezomib subcutaneously or intravenously on days 1, 4, 8, and 11 of cycles 1-8, and day 1 and day 8 of cycles nine to twelve, 25 mg of oral lenalidomide on days 1-14, and 20 mg of oral dexamethasone on days 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, and 12. For nine cycles of 4 weeks, patients in the KRd group received 36 mg/m2 of intravenous carfilzomib on days 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, and 16, 25 mg of oral lenalidomide on days 1-21, and 40 mg of oral dexamethasone on days 1, 8, 15, and 22. The coprimary endpoints were progression-free survival in the induction phase, and overall survival in the maintenance phase. The primary analysis was done in the intention-to-treat population and safety was assessed in patients who received at least one dose of their assigned treatment. The trial is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT01863550. Study recruitment is complete, and follow-up of the maintenance phase is ongoing. FINDINGS: Between Dec 6, 2013, and Feb 6, 2019, 1087 patients were enrolled and randomly assigned to either the VRd regimen (n=542) or the KRd regimen (n=545). At a median follow-up of 9 months (IQR 5-23), at a second planned interim analysis, the median progression-free survival was 34·6 months (95% CI 28·8-37·8) in the KRd group and 34·4 months (30·1-not estimable) in the VRd group (hazard ratio [HR] 1·04, 95% CI 0·83-1·31; p=0·74). Median overall survival has not been reached in either group. The most common grade 3-4 treatment-related non-haematological adverse events included fatigue (34 [6%] of 527 patients in the VRd group vs 29 [6%] of 526 in the KRd group), hyperglycaemia (23 [4%] vs 34 [6%]), diarrhoea (23 [5%] vs 16 [3%]), peripheral neuropathy (44 [8%] vs four [<1%]), dyspnoea (nine [2%] vs 38 [7%]), and thromboembolic events (11 [2%] vs 26 [5%]). Treatment-related deaths occurred in two patients (<1%) in the VRd group (one cardiotoxicity and one secondary cancer) and 11 (2%) in the KRd group (four cardiotoxicity, two acute kidney failure, one liver toxicity, two respiratory failure, one thromboembolic event, and one sudden death). INTERPRETATION: The KRd regimen did not improve progression-free survival compared with the VRd regimen in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, and had more toxicity. The VRd triplet regimen remains the standard of care for induction therapy for patients with standard-risk and intermediate-risk newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, and is a suitable treatment backbone for the development of combinations of four drugs. FUNDING: US National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, and Amgen.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Bortezomib/uso terapêutico , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Oligopeptídeos/uso terapêutico , Inibidores de Proteassoma/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Dexametasona/uso terapêutico , Efeitos Colaterais e Reações Adversas Relacionados a Medicamentos , Feminino , Humanos , Análise de Intenção de Tratamento , Lenalidomida/uso terapêutico , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Terapia Neoadjuvante , Resultado do Tratamento
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(39): e22299, 2020 Sep 25.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32991435

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INTRODUCTION: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a condition characterized by a hyperinflammatory state and persistent macrophage activation, resulting in reactive phagocytosis of the hematopoietic elements. In children, it is usually a hereditary disorder, while in adults it is usually acquired secondary to viral infections, collagenoses, or tumors. Although accounting for 10% of hematologic malignancies, HLH is rarely associated with multiple myeloma (MM) and other plasmacytic dyscrasias. PATIENT CONCERNS: A 64-year-old Brazilian man seeked medical care with a 3-month history of intermittent fever, weight loss, night sweats, and progressive anemic symptoms. DIAGNOSIS: Total blood count showed severe bicytopenia (normocytic-normochromic anemia and thrombocytopenia), biochemical exams showed elevation of creatinine, as well as monoclonal peak in serum protein electrophoresis, high IgA dosage, and serum immunofixation with IgA kappa paraprotein. Bone marrow biopsy showed 30% of monoclonal and phenotypically anomalous plasmocytes, confirming the diagnosis of MM. Diagnosis of HLH was established by the presence of clinical and laboratory criteria: fever, splenomegaly, cytopenias, hypofibrinogenemia, hyperferritinemia, elevation of triglycerides, and several figures of erythrophagocytosis in bone marrow aspirate. INTERVENTIONS: The patient experienced pulse therapy with methylprednisolone for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, followed by initial therapy for multiple myeloma with cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone. OUTCOMES: Once the diagnosis of MM and secondary hemophagocytic syndrome was established, the patient had a rapid clinical deterioration despite the established therapeutic measures, evolving with cardiovascular failure, acute liver failure, acute disseminated intravascular coagulation, worsening renal dysfunction requiring dialysis support, respiratory dysfunction, and lowering of consciousness, characterizing rapid multiple organ dysfunction, ultimately leading to the death of the patient. INNOVATION: Here, we aimed to describe the sixth reported case of HLH associated with MM, according to cases cataloged in the PubMed database, and the first case evaluated by 18-fluordeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18-FDG-PETCT). CONCLUSION: Our case report seeks to provide support for a better clinical and laboratory characterization of this rare paraneoplastic entity associated with MM, and aims to call the attention of hematologists and intensivists to this condition that falls within the scope of the differential diagnosis of rapid onset multiple organ failure in patients with plasmacytic neoplasms.


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Linfo-Histiocitose Hemofagocítica/tratamento farmacológico , Linfo-Histiocitose Hemofagocítica/etiologia , Mieloma Múltiplo/complicações , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Anemia/sangue , Anemia/etiologia , Antineoplásicos Alquilantes/administração & dosagem , Antineoplásicos Alquilantes/uso terapêutico , Medula Óssea/patologia , Brasil/epidemiologia , Ciclofosfamida/administração & dosagem , Ciclofosfamida/uso terapêutico , Dexametasona/administração & dosagem , Dexametasona/uso terapêutico , Quimioterapia Combinada , Evolução Fatal , Febre/diagnóstico , Febre/etiologia , Glucocorticoides/administração & dosagem , Glucocorticoides/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Linfo-Histiocitose Hemofagocítica/sangue , Linfo-Histiocitose Hemofagocítica/diagnóstico , Masculino , Metilprednisolona/administração & dosagem , Metilprednisolona/uso terapêutico , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mieloma Múltiplo/metabolismo , Insuficiência de Múltiplos Órgãos/complicações , Paraproteinemias/sangue , Plasmócitos/patologia , Esplenomegalia/diagnóstico , Esplenomegalia/etiologia , Trombocitopenia/sangue , Trombocitopenia/etiologia , Perda de Peso
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Rinsho Ketsueki ; 61(8): 870-873, 2020.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32908048

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A 58-year-old man received high-dose melphalan with autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma in stringent complete response (sCR). Relapse occurred 4 years after the transplantation, and he was placed on ixazomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (IRd) and achieved sCR. On the 10th day of the 10th course of IRd, he developed fever followed by generalized skin eruption with vesicles, headache, and dizziness. Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) antigen from the vesicle and VZV-DNA from the cerebrospinal fluid were detected, and he was diagnosed with systemic VZV infection. He was placed on intravenous acyclovir (ACV), and the infection resolved completely. VZV infection has been recognized as an important complication associated with the use of proteasome inhibitors; however, to our knowledge, there have been no reported cases of serious systemic VZV infection associated with ixazomib. The clinical course of this case strongly suggests the importance of prophylaxis for VZV infection during treatment with ixazomib.


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Compostos de Boro/uso terapêutico , Varicela , Glicina/análogos & derivados , Herpes Zoster , Mieloma Múltiplo , Varicela/complicações , Glicina/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mieloma Múltiplo/complicações , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia
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Rinsho Ketsueki ; 61(8): 912-921, 2020.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32908055

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Although multiple myeloma has been defined as incurable, and the treatment outcome has recently improved rapidly. Antibodies against multiple myeloma, elotuzumab, and daratumumab can safely enhance their effects even when added to the combination therapy of proteasome inhibitors and immunomodulators that have been used till date. Initially, triplet therapy combining antibody therapy with doublet therapy was approved in Japan for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. In 2019, daratumumab combination therapies were approved for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients, and these therapies are the new standard of care. Recently, the results of clinical trials that added daratumumab to the triplet therapies of proteasome inhibitors, immunomodulators, and dexamethasone have been reported. These trials report greater therapeutic effects, with a significant improvement in the MRD negative rate. We hope that quadruplet therapy including these antibodies will be available in clinical practice, leading to further improvements in the treatment outcomes.


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Anticorpos/uso terapêutico , Mieloma Múltiplo , Humanos , Fatores Imunológicos , Japão , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores de Proteassoma , Radioimunoterapia
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Ann Hematol ; 99(10): 2351-2356, 2020 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32865607

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Lenalidomide (Len) and dexamethasone (dex) therapy is a standard therapy in patients with multiple myeloma. Elderly or unfit patients may reduce Len or dex doses to prevent toxicities that lead to treatment discontinuation. However, there have been few studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of lower doses of Len and dex. We conducted a phase II study of 1.5-year low-dose Len and dex therapy following melphalan and prednisolone (MP), the number of which cycles was determined by a response within 9 cycles. The Len dose was 10 mg daily and the dex dose was 20 mg weekly, which were continued for 1.5 years. Twenty-one patients were enrolled. The median number of cycles of MP was 3 (range, 2-9). The overall response rate was 81% and a very good partial response or better was achieved in 33.3% of patients. The median follow-up time for survivors was 70.5 months (range, 42-83 months), the median progression-free survival (PFS) was 27 months (95% CI, 21-33 months), and the median overall survival was not reached. Grade 3 or 4 adverse events were observed in 28.6% of patients. In conclusion, the low-dose Len and dex therapy safely achieved comparable efficacies to the standard-dose regimen in elderly patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. UMIN000007889.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Adulto , Fatores Etários , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anemia/induzido quimicamente , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/efeitos adversos , Dexametasona/administração & dosagem , Dexametasona/efeitos adversos , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Esquema de Medicação , Neutropenia Febril/induzido quimicamente , Feminino , Seguimentos , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Lenalidomida/administração & dosagem , Lenalidomida/efeitos adversos , Masculino , Melfalan/administração & dosagem , Melfalan/efeitos adversos , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mieloma Múltiplo/genética , Prednisolona/administração & dosagem , Prednisolona/efeitos adversos , Intervalo Livre de Progressão , Indução de Remissão , Resultado do Tratamento , Adulto Jovem
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Orv Hetil ; 161(38): 1623-1628, 2020 09.
Artigo em Húngaro | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32924966

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Maintenance therapy has been the strong and standard element of many acute lymphoblastic leukaemia protocols, used much less frequently and systematically in adult oncohematological disorders. The first adult maintenance efforts appeared in follicular and mantle cell lymphoma (mostly monoclonal antibody based), along with an early maintenance effort to prolong the plateau phase of myeloma. For the time being, after a long debate, the prognosis-dependent type of consolidation and maintenance became - sometimes until relapse - the standard approach in myeloma patients. The so-called small molecules, which turned out to be effective as induction and relapse agents, are continuously moving toward maintenance settings. Moreover, maintenance efforts seem to be more and more considered and used in transplanted or some non-transplanted acute myeloid leukaemia patients as well. Nevertheless, maintenance should be patient-friendly, easy to use (e.g., tablets) by enabling short outpatient office time, done not very frequently, and as much quality-of-life-based as possible. Orv Hetil. 2020; 161(38): 1623-1628.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Leucemia Mieloide Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Leucemia-Linfoma Linfoblástico de Células Precursoras/tratamento farmacológico , Adulto , Humanos , Leucemia Mieloide Aguda/patologia , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia , Leucemia-Linfoma Linfoblástico de Células Precursoras/patologia
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Ann Hematol ; 99(11): 2589-2598, 2020 Nov.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32892275

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The induction therapy containing ixazomib, an oral proteasome inhibitor, has shown favorable efficacy and safety in clinical trials, but its experience in real-life remains limited. In routine practice, few patients received ixazomib-based induction therapy due to reasons including (1) patients' preference on oral regimens, (2) concerns on adverse events (AEs) of other intravenous/subcutaneous regimens, (3) requirements for less center visits, and (4) fears of COVID-19 and other infectious disease exposures. With the aim of assessing the real-life effectiveness and safety of ixazomib-based induction therapy, we performed this multi-center, observational study on 85 newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM) patients from 14 medical centers. Ixazomib-based regimens included ixazomib-lenalidomide-dexamethasone (IRd) in 44.7% of patients, ixazomib-dexamethasone (Id) in 29.4%, and Id plus another agent (doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, thalidomide, or daratumumab) in 25.9%. Different ixazomib-based therapies were applied due to (1) financial burdens or limitations on local health insurance coverage, (2) concerns on treatment tolerance, and (3) drug accessibility issue. Ten patients received ixazomib maintenance. The median age was 67 years; 43.5% had ISS stage III disease; 48.2% had an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance score ≥ 2; and 17.6% with high-risk cytogenetic abnormalities. Overall response rate for all 85 patients was 95.3%, including 65.9% very good partial response or better and 29.5% complete responses. The median time to response was 30 days. The response rate was similar across different ixazomib-based regimens. Median progression-free survival was not reached. Severe AEs (≥ grade 3) were reported in 29.4% of patients. No grade 3/4 peripheral neuropathy (PN) occurred. Patients received a median of 6 (range 1-20) cycles of ixazomib treatment; 56.6% remained on treatment at data cutoff; 15.3% discontinued treatment due to intolerable AEs. These results support that the ixazomib-based frontline therapy was highly effective with acceptable toxicity in routine practice and the ixazomib oral regimens could be good alternative options for NDMM patients.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/administração & dosagem , Compostos de Boro/administração & dosagem , Glicina/análogos & derivados , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Doenças do Sistema Nervoso Periférico/induzido quimicamente , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Anticorpos Monoclonais/administração & dosagem , Anticorpos Monoclonais/efeitos adversos , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/efeitos adversos , Compostos de Boro/efeitos adversos , Ciclofosfamida/administração & dosagem , Ciclofosfamida/efeitos adversos , Dexametasona/administração & dosagem , Dexametasona/efeitos adversos , Doxorrubicina/administração & dosagem , Doxorrubicina/efeitos adversos , Esquema de Medicação , Feminino , Glicina/administração & dosagem , Glicina/efeitos adversos , Humanos , Lenalidomida/administração & dosagem , Lenalidomida/efeitos adversos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mieloma Múltiplo/mortalidade , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Doenças do Sistema Nervoso Periférico/diagnóstico , Doenças do Sistema Nervoso Periférico/fisiopatologia , Indução de Remissão , Análise de Sobrevida , Talidomida/administração & dosagem , Talidomida/efeitos adversos , Resultado do Tratamento
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Zhongguo Shi Yan Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi ; 28(4): 1245-1250, 2020 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32798406

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the value of serum free light chain (sFLC) κ/λ ratio (sFLCR) on the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma(MM), and explore the effect of sFLCR normalization on the prognosis of patients after 4 courses of induction therapy. METHODS: The clinical data of 43 newly diagnosed MM patients from January 2014 to January 2019 were analyzed retrospectively. Immunoturbidimetry was used to detect the expression levels of sFLC κ and λ. According to the ratio of involved and uninvolved sFLC, using 100 as a boundary, the MM patients were divided into the high ratio group (sFLCR≥100 or ≤0.01) and the low ratio group (0.010.05). CONCLUSION: Patients in the high ratio group at the initial diagnosis have worse renal function, later stage of disease, lower deep remission rate, earlier disease progression, shorter survival time, and worse clinical prognosis.


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Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica , Humanos , Cadeias Leves de Imunoglobulina , Prognóstico , Estudos Retrospectivos
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Zhongguo Shi Yan Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi ; 28(4): 1251-1255, 2020 Aug.
Artigo em Chinês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32798407

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate the influence of influence of combination with 1q21 amplification or-no in patients with newly diagnosed MM on the clinical effecacy of bortezomib-based induction chemotherapy and long-term prognosis of patients. METHODS: 148 patients with newly diagnosed MM treated from January 2010 to May 2018 were selected and divided into 2 groups: group A (70 patients) without 1q21 amplification and group B (78 patients) with 1q21 amplification; and the survival benefit and influence on clinical efficacy of bortezomib were compared between 2 groups, and the factors influencing clinical prognosis in the patients with newly diagnosed MM were analyzed. RESULTS: The median PFS and OS of patients in B group were significantly shorter than those in group A (P<0.05). There was no significant difference in the median OS and PFS between patients with 1q21 amplification copies number =3 and >3 (P>0.05). Multivariate Cox model analysis indicated that the adverse factors for OS were ISS staging, Hb levels, ß2 microglobulin levels and 1q21 amplification respectively, and the adverse factors for PFS were Hb levels and 1q21 amplification respectively in patients with newly diagnosed MM (P<0.05). The very good partial remission rate of newly diagnosed MM patients with 1q21 amplification and bortezomib-based induction chemotherapy were significantly higher than that in the patients without bortezomib-based induction chemotherapy (P<0.05). The median PFS time of newly diagnosed MM patients with 1q21 amplification and auto-HSCT after bortezomib-based induction chemotherapy was significantly longer than that of patients without auto-HSCT (P<0.05). CONCLUSION: 1q21 amplification should be the independent risk factor for poor prognosis of patients with newly treated MM. The application of bortezomib-containing induction chemotherapy in patients with 1q21 amplification can efficiently improve the remission rate, while auto-HSCT consolidation therapy may prolong patients' PFS.


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Quimioterapia de Indução , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica , Bortezomib/uso terapêutico , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Humanos , Prognóstico , Estudos Retrospectivos , Resultado do Tratamento
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Rinsho Ketsueki ; 61(6): 587-597, 2020.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32624530

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Cost-effectiveness of the sequential application of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) is an important issue in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). Similarly, although overall survival (OS) has tremendously improved, the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM), including 12 new drugs, typically costs more than $100,000 per year. This price should not be judged in isolation but rather evaluated in the context of clinical benefit, which can be assessed by cost-effectiveness analyses such as the total cost, quality-adjusted life years (QALYs), and incremental cost-effectiveness ratios. Physicians change drugs several times to prolong individual patient survival over the course of their therapy, which means there are variations in treatment choices and treatment sequence. To achieve a clinical response by each treatment is very important, and the overall response rate and OS are key pieces of information to assess this. The additional treatment goal is sustained minimal residual disease (MRD) negativity. In Japan, medical costs for MM are mostly covered by public health insurance. Modifications in treatment patterns for CML and MM drugs and medical costs for patients are important issues; how to cure the disease or prolong the therapy-free interval with lower costs is an urgent requirement. Total medical costs have remained stable since 2010, but there are important issues to consider in the use of generic drugs, Phase 2 approval of new drugs, and decreasing costs of other care, particularly for hospitalization that includes treatment costs other than that of CML and MM drugs. We must aim for treatment-free remission and a clinical cure in the future. We can stop treatment with a 2-year sustained molecular response (MR)4.5 in CML and MRD negative (<10-5) in MM with full informed consent and careful watch by the BCR-ABL international scale and next-generation flow.


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Leucemia Mielogênica Crônica BCR-ABL Positiva , Mieloma Múltiplo , Antineoplásicos , Economia Médica , Humanos , Mesilato de Imatinib , Japão , Leucemia Mielogênica Crônica BCR-ABL Positiva/tratamento farmacológico , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases
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Lancet ; 396(10245): 186-197, 2020 07 18.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32682484

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BACKGROUND: Lenalidomide and bortezomib frontline exposure has raised a growing need for novel treatments for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Carfilzomib in combination with daratumumab has shown substantial efficacy with tolerable safety in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in a phase 1 study. In this study, we aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of carfilzomib, dexamethasone, and daratumumab versus carfilzomib and dexamethasone in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. METHODS: In this randomised, multicentre, open-label, phase 3 study, 466 patients recruited from 102 sites across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma were randomly assigned 2:1 to carfilzomib, dexamethasone, and daratumumab (KdD) or carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd). All patients received twice per week carfilzomib at 56 mg/m2 (20 mg/m2; days 1 and 2 during cycle 1). Daratumumab (8 mg/kg) was administered intravenously on days 1 and 2 of cycle 1 and at 16 mg/kg weekly for the remaining doses of the first two cycles, then every 2 weeks for four cycles (cycles 3-6), and every 4 weeks thereafter. Patients received 40 mg dexamethasone weekly (20 mg for patients ≥75 years old starting on the second week). The primary endpoint was progression-free survival assessed by intention to treat. Adverse events were assessed in the safety population. This trial (NCT03158688) is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, and is active but not recruiting. FINDINGS: Between June 13, 2017, and June 25, 2018, 466 patients of 569 assessed for eligibility were enrolled. After median follow-up of approximately 17 months, median progression-free survival was not reached in the KdD group versus 15·8 months in the Kd group (hazard ratio 0·63; 95% CI 0·46-0·85; p=0·0027). Median treatment duration was longer in the KdD versus the Kd group (70·1 vs 40·3 weeks). Grade 3 or higher adverse events were reported in 253 (82%) patients in the KdD group and 113 (74%) patients in the Kd group. The frequency of adverse events leading to treatment discontinuation was similar in both groups (KdD, 69 [22%]; Kd, 38 [25%]). INTERPRETATION: KdD significantly prolonged progression-free survival versus Kd in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma and was associated with a favourable benefit-risk profile. FUNDING: Amgen.


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Protocolos de Quimioterapia Combinada Antineoplásica/uso terapêutico , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Anticorpos Monoclonais/administração & dosagem , Doença Crônica , Dexametasona/administração & dosagem , Feminino , Humanos , Infusões Intravenosas , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia/tratamento farmacológico , Oligopeptídeos/administração & dosagem , Resultado do Tratamento , Adulto Jovem
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Life Sci ; 257: 118088, 2020 Sep 15.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32663573

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AIMS: Bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCs) have been reported to interact with multiple myeloma (MM) and exert a vital function of the survival of MM cells. Heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1), a cytoprotective enzyme, has the potential to become a hematological malignancies targeted gene. This study aimed to investigate the role of HO-1 in MM resistance of BMSCs and its possible mechanisms. MAIN METHODS: In this study, the expression of related proteins was detected by RT-qPCR and Western blot. HO-1 expression was regulated by lentivirus transfection. Cell viability and apoptosis were detected by Flow cytometry and CCK-8. Cytokine secretion was assayed by ELISA. The survival and carcinogenic abilities was detected by clone formation assay. KEY FINDINGS: HO-1 expression in the BMSCs of stage III MM patients was substantially increased, compared with that of healthy donors and stage I/II patients. The results of co-culture of BMSCs and MM cells indicated that, the upregulated HO-1 inhibited the apoptosis of co-cultured MM cells, while downregulated HO-1 promoted the chemosensitivity of co-cultured MM cells, moreover, the upregulated HO-1 in BMSCs increased the colony-formation ability of MM cells. This protective capability may be regulated by CXCL12/CXCR4 signaling. High HO-1 expression in BMSCs can promote the phosphorylation of the JAK2/STAT3 pathway, thereby increasing secretion of SDF-1 in BMSCs and activating CXCL12/CXCR4 signaling. In addition, direct contact between BMSCs and MM cells may cause drug resistance. SIGNIFICANCE: These results indicated that the regulation of HO-1 in BMSCs may be a new effective method of MM therapy.


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Antineoplásicos/farmacologia , Heme Oxigenase-1/genética , Células-Tronco Mesenquimais/citologia , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Apoptose/genética , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Técnicas de Cocultura , Resistencia a Medicamentos Antineoplásicos , Feminino , Humanos , Janus Quinase 2/metabolismo , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Mieloma Múltiplo/genética , Estadiamento de Neoplasias , Fator de Transcrição STAT3/metabolismo
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Adv Exp Med Biol ; 1207: 625-631, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32671780

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Multiple myeloma is a hematological malignancy. It is characterized by the abnormal clonal proliferation of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow and the secretion of a large number of monoclonal immunoglobulins or light chains, causing bone destruction, elevated blood calcium levels, anemia, and renal dysfunction. Autophagy has a dual role in the autophagy of myeloma cells. On the one hand, autophagy eliminates abnormal proteins and organelles in cells, prevents gene damage, and inhibits tumorigenesis. On the other hand, once tumors are formed, tumor cells use autophagy to ensure their survival under nutrient-deficient and hypoxic conditions. Excessive autophagy promotes another form of death in tumor cells, autophagic cell death. Targeted autophagy is becoming another new myeloma treatment strategy.


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Autofagia , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Autofagia/efeitos dos fármacos , Humanos , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Mieloma Múltiplo/imunologia , Mieloma Múltiplo/metabolismo
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PLoS One ; 15(6): e0232068, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32559187

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Cyclin Dependent Kinase 9 (CDK9) associates with Bromodomain and Extra-Terminal Domain (BET) proteins to promote transcriptional elongation by phosphorylation of serine 2 of RNAP II C-terminal domain. We examined the therapeutic potential of selective CDK9 inhibitors (AZD 4573 and MC180295) against human multiple myeloma cells in vitro. Short-hairpin RNA silencing of CDK9 in Multiple Myeloma (MM) cell lines reduced cell viability compared to control cells showing the dependency of MM cells on CDK9. In order to explore synergy with the CDK9 inhibitor, proteolysis targeting chimeric molecule (PROTAC) ARV 825 was added. This latter drug causes ubiquitination of BET proteins resulting in their rapid and efficient degradation. Combination treatment of MM cells with ARV 825 and AZD 4573 markedly reduced their protein expression of BRD 2, BRD 4, MYC and phosphorylated RNA pol II as compared to each single agent alone. Combination treatment synergistically inhibited multiple myeloma cells both in vitro and in vivo with insignificant weight loss. The combination also resulted in marked increase of apoptotic cells at low dose compared to single agent alone. Taken together, our studies show for the first time that the combination of a BET PROTAC (ARV 825) plus AZD 4573 (CDK9 inhibitor) is effective against MM cells.


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Quinase 9 Dependente de Ciclina/antagonistas & inibidores , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/farmacologia , Proteínas/metabolismo , Proteólise/efeitos dos fármacos , Animais , Azepinas/farmacologia , Azepinas/uso terapêutico , Pontos de Checagem do Ciclo Celular/efeitos dos fármacos , Linhagem Celular Tumoral , Proliferação de Células/efeitos dos fármacos , Quinase 9 Dependente de Ciclina/genética , Quinase 9 Dependente de Ciclina/metabolismo , Regulação para Baixo/efeitos dos fármacos , Sinergismo Farmacológico , Humanos , Camundongos , Camundongos SCID , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Mieloma Múltiplo/patologia , Inibidores de Proteínas Quinases/uso terapêutico , Proteínas/genética , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas c-myc/genética , Proteínas Proto-Oncogênicas c-myc/metabolismo , Interferência de RNA , RNA Polimerase II/metabolismo , RNA Interferente Pequeno/metabolismo , Talidomida/análogos & derivados , Talidomida/farmacologia , Talidomida/uso terapêutico , Transplante Heterólogo
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Rinsho Ketsueki ; 61(5): 520-527, 2020.
Artigo em Japonês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32507818

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The introduction of proteasome inhibitors and immunomodulatory and antibody drugs has dramatically improved the prognosis of multiple myeloma (MM) in the 21st century. Despite the development of such highly effective MM therapeutics, however, patients may develop drug resistance and become refractory to standard therapies, and thus cannot be cured. New molecular targeted (venetoclax, selinexor), immunomodulatory (iberdomide), and antibody drugs (isatuximab, belantamab mafodotin), as well as bispecific T-cell engagers (BiTE) and chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T-cell) therapy, have been developed in the past 1-2 years, and promising results have been reported. In this article, we mainly review these drugs currently under development.


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Mieloma Múltiplo , Humanos , Imunoterapia , Mieloma Múltiplo/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores de Proteassoma , Linfócitos T
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