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Study of the drug acalabrutinib and rituximab in patients with CLL/SLL

Research Question:
Is the combination of the drug acalabrutinib and antibody therapy, rituximab, safe and effective in patients who have previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL)?

Basic Study Information

Despite an array of available therapies, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) remains an incurable disease. The development of an improved therapy would be a major contribution to the management of CLL and other B cell malignancies. The investigator proposes that the drug acalabrutinib will work better combined with high frequency low dose subcutaneous rituximab in the treatment of CLL.

Location: University of Rochester Medical Center
Study Reference #: ULYM18086

Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)

Lead Researcher:  Paul Barr

Study Contact Information

Study Coordinator: Andrew Bui
Phone: (585) 276-4405

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