BMS/Bluebird Ready Abecma, First BCMA-Targeting CAR-T, For Initial Patients
REMS-Required Training And Certification Under Way
Idecabtagene vicleucel for fifth-line multiple myeloma lags GSK’s BCMA-targeting ADC Blenrep, but it is months ahead of J&J/Legend’s CAR-T. Abecma is BMS’s second CAR-T approval this year.
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Without disclosing data, 2seventy and BMS reported positive Phase III results in third-line and beyond multiple myeloma, but Carvykti will soon have second-line data.
Johnson & Johnson reported disappointing Q1 sales for its COVID-19 vaccine but called the Carvykti launch solid and discussed plans for further diversification of its multiple myeloma portfolio.