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ASH 2015 | Overview of the RESONATE-2 clinical trial of ibrutinib as front-line therapy

Peter Hillmen, MBChB, PhD from St. James’ University Hospital, Leeds, UK, provides an overview of the Resonate-2 clinical trial of ibrutinib vs. chlorambucil as front-line therapy, in patients unfit for fludarabine, cyclophosphamide, rituximab (FCR) therapy. The Phase III results presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2015 Annual Meeting, show that 98% of patients in the ibrutinib arm have a progression free survival period longer than 2 years.