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During the 25th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), the MPN Hub spoke to Tiziano Barbui, L'ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo, IT. We asked: Should ropeginterferon become standard of care for all patients with low-risk polycythemia vera (PV)?
Hematocrit control is vital in patients with PV, but is phlebotomy necessary to maintain hematocrit target levels? The monopegylated IFNα-2b, ropeginterferon, may reduce the need for phlebotomy. Results from the randomized phase II study comparing ropeginterferon with phlebotomy for the treatment of low-risk PV will be presented at this year's EHA meeting.
Should ropeginterferon become SoC for all patients with low-risk PV?
5-year results from the PROUD-PV and CONTINUATION-PV studies
Ropeginterferon alfa-2b is a novel pegylated recombinant interferon, approved in the EU as monotherapy for the treatment of adults with polycythemia vera (PV) without symptomatic...
FDA approval of ropeginterferon alfa-2b-njft for the treatment of adult patients with polycythemia vera
On November 12, 2021, it was announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ropeginterferon alfa-2b-njft, a monopegylated,...
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