US Brand Name(s): Polivy
Use in Cancer Treatment
Polatuzumab vedotin-piiq is to treat the adults with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who have relapsed or whose cancer has not improved following at least two previous treatments. It can also be in combination with rituximab and bendamustine hydrochloride.
The FDA’s Accelerated Approval Program has authorized this usage. A confirmatory trial(s) must prove that polatuzumab vedotin-piiq offers a therapeutic benefit in these individuals as a condition of approval.
Polatuzumab vedotin-piiq is also under research for use in the treatment of various cancers.
Detailed scientific definition – Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary
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