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Supplementary Figures S1 - S3, Table S1 from Efficacy and Biological Correlates of Response in a Phase II Study of Venetoclax Monotherapy in Patients with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

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posted on 2023-04-03, 21:01 authored by Marina Konopleva, Daniel A. Pollyea, Jalaja Potluri, Brenda Chyla, Leah Hogdal, Todd Busman, Evelyn McKeegan, Ahmed Hamed Salem, Ming Zhu, Justin L. Ricker, William Blum, Courtney D. DiNardo, Tapan Kadia, Martin Dunbar, Rachel Kirby, Nancy Falotico, Joel Leverson, Rod Humerickhouse, Mack Mabry, Richard Stone, Hagop Kantarjian, Anthony Letai

Supplementary Table S1. Overall activity and predictors of treatment failure (PD or less than partial response by IWG criteria). Supplementary Figure S1. BCL-2 family protein index at screening. Supplementary Figure S2. Mean (+ SD) venetoclax plasma concentration-time profile at week 6 day 1 (800 mg). Supplementary Figure S3. Study design.




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We present a phase II, single-arm study evaluating 800 mg daily venetoclax, a highly selective, oral small-molecule B-cell leukemia/lymphoma-2 (BCL2) inhibitor in patients with high-risk relapsed/refractory acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) or unfit for intensive chemotherapy. Responses were evaluated following revised International Working Group (IWG) criteria. The overall response rate was 19%; an additional 19% of patients demonstrated antileukemic activity not meeting IWG criteria (partial bone marrow response and incomplete hematologic recovery). Twelve (38%) patients had isocitrate dehydrogenase 1/2 mutations, of whom 4 (33%) achieved complete response or complete response with incomplete blood count recovery. Six (19%) patients had BCL2-sensitive protein index at screening, which correlated with time on study. BH3 profiling was consistent with on-target BCL2 inhibition and identified potential resistance mechanisms. Common adverse events included nausea, diarrhea and vomiting (all grades), and febrile neutropenia and hypokalemia (grade 3/4). Venetoclax demonstrated activity and acceptable tolerability in patients with AML and adverse features.Significance: Venetoclax monotherapy demonstrated clinical activity in patients with AML (relapsed/refractory or unfit for intensive chemotherapy) with a tolerable safety profile in this phase II study. Predictive markers of response consistent with BCL2 dependence were identified. Clinical and preclinical findings provide a compelling rationale to evaluate venetoclax combined with other agents in AML. Cancer Discov; 6(10); 1106–17. ©2016 AACR.See related commentary by Pullarkat and Newman, p. 1082.This article is highlighted in the In This Issue feature, p. 1069

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