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Friday, July 17, 2020

Good News: FDA Panel Votes to Approve Belantamab Mafodotin

On Tuesday, July 14, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s ODAC (the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee) voted 12-0 in favor of approving belantamab mafodotin (Bela) for the treatment of relapsed/refractory myeloma. Patients must have received at least four previous therapies, including an IMiD (such as lenalidomide or pomalidomide), a proteasome inhibitor (such as bortezomib or carfilzomib), and an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody (such as daratumumab or isatuximab). Find out more here