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Ropeginterferon Alfa-2b for the treatment of low-risk patients with polycythemia vera

Mar 2, 2023
Learning objective: After reading this article, learners will be able to cite a new clinical development in myeloproliferative neoplasms.

During the MPN Hub steering committee roundtable discussion we were pleased to invite Dr Tiziano Barbui, Research Foundation, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy to give a talk on his recent abstract presented at ASH 2022 titled ‘Ropeginterferon Alfa-2b Versus Standard Therapy for Low-Risk Patients with Polycythemia Vera. Final Results of Low-PV Randomized Phase II Trial.’

Ropeginterferon Alfa-2b for the treatment of low-risk patients with polycythemia vera

He began by introducing the core study design before highlighting results in overall quality of life, splenomegaly and JAK2V617F variable allelic frequency. He concluded with the overall safety findings from the trial.