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ASH 2014: AbbVie's venetoclax gets responses in pre-treated AML

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Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) patients enrolled in AbbVie's ongoing Phase II clinical trial for venetoclax (ABT-199) achieved 19% overall response rate, but even with fewer than one-fifth of patients responding, the trial's lead investigator said the results were "promising" in this heavily pre-treated population.

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