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NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to investigational telisotuzumab vedotin (Teliso-V) for the treatment of patients with advanced/metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) wild type, nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with high levels of c-Met overexpression whose disease has progressed on or after platinum-based therapy.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and the University of Chicago and have extended their collaboration agreement through 2025 to support preclinical oncology research.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will present results from nearly 30 abstracts across eight types of cancer during the upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting (December 11-14) in Atlanta, Georgia.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept, 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) today announced The Lancet published the results of the dose escalation part of the Phase 1/2 EPCORE™ NHL-1 first-in-human (FIH) dose escalation and cohort expansion clinical trial evaluating safety and preliminary efficacy of the investigational therapy epcoritamab (DuoBody®-CD3xCD20) in patients with relapsed/refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (B-NHL). The full manuscript is available on The Lancet's website. Epcoritamab is being co-developed by Genmab and AbbVie.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to venetoclax (VENCLEXTA®) in combination with azacitidine for the potential treatment of adult patients with previously untreated intermediate-, high- and very high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) based on revised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R). A BTD is intended to expedite the development and review of medications to treat a serious medical condition and is granted when preliminary clinical evidence indicates the investigational therapy may demonstrate substantial improvement over existing therapies.1 This marks the sixth BTD granted to venetoclax.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new data from the Phase 3 GLOW study comparing the efficacy and safety of the combination of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) plus VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) (I+V) versus chlorambucil plus obinutuzumab (C+O) for first-line treatment in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) who had active disease requiring treatment per the International Workshop on CLL (iwCLL) criteria. The study met its primary endpoint of superior progression-free survival (PFS) as assessed by an independent review committee (IRC) with a HR 0.216 (95% CI, 0.131-0.357; p < 0.0001), demonstrating a reduction in the risk of disease progression or death for I+V of approximately 78% compared to C+O. I+V is the first all-oral, once-daily, chemotherapy-free, fixed-duration investigational combination. Results of the study will be presented at the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2021 Virtual Congress (Abstract #LB1902) during late-breaking abstract session on June 12 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. CEST.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced results from a four-year follow-up analysis of the Phase 3 CLL14 trial, which showed that previously untreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) with coexisting conditions who were treated with VENCLYXTO®/VENCLEXTA® (venetoclax) plus obinutuzumab continued to show longer progression-free survival (PFS) and higher rates of undetectable minimal residual disease (MRD) compared to patients receiving a standard of care chemoimmunotherapy regimen of obinutuzumab and chlorambucil. The data were presented for the first time today during the virtual 26th European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Congress (abstract #S146).

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new data from the Phase 2 CAPTIVATE (PCYC-1142) study investigating IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in combination with VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax), an all-oral, once-daily, chemotherapy-free, fixed-duration investigational combination, for patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) during an oral presentation at the virtual 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (Abstract #7501). The ibrutinib and venetoclax cohort met its primary endpoint of complete response (CR) rate of 56% (95% CI 48-64) among patients without del(17p), 70 years old or younger and with 27.9 months of follow up. This rate was higher than the 37% minimum meaningful rate study assumption (P<0.0001). The CR rate was consistent across all patients in the study including high-risk CLL patient groups. Furthermore, 24-month progression free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) were 95% and 98%, respectively. 

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) in combination with a hypomethylating agent, azacitidine or decitabine, for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who are ineligible for intensive chemotherapy.1 The approval is valid in all 27 member states of the EU, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.