NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will present results from 43 abstracts across 12 types of cancer during the upcoming virtual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting (June 4-8) and the virtual European Hematology Association (EHA) congress (June 9-17).

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion for VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) in combination with hypomethylating agents for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who are ineligible for intensive chemotherapy. The positive CHMP opinion is a scientific recommendation for marketing authorization to the European Commission (EC), which is expected to deliver its final decision on VENCLYXTO combination therapy for use in AML in the first half of 2021.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new, updated results from the Phase 3 MURANO and CLL14 clinical trials evaluating VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) fixed duration treatment combinations at the virtual 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition (abstracts 125, 127, and 1310, respectively). These findings add to the growing body of data supporting the use of VENCLEXTA/VENCLYXTO in first-line or previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced new data from the Phase 2 CAPTIVATE (PCYC-1142) clinical trial evaluating IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in combination with VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) in previously untreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) during an oral presentation session at the virtual 2020 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting (Abstract #123). The one-year disease-free survival (DFS) rate in patients randomized to placebo or ibrutinib after completing the combination regimen provides data to support a fixed-duration treatment that can offer CLL/SLL patients remission and time off treatment.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that it will present blood cancer data from nearly 40 abstracts, including 10 oral presentations, across 11 cancer types during the upcoming virtual American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, December 5-8.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the positive results from the VIALE-A (M15-656) trial, which demonstrated that previously-untreated patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who were ineligible for intensive chemotherapy treated with venetoclax (VENCLEXTA® or VENCLYXTO®) plus azacitidine achieved a 34 percent reduction in the risk of death compared to azacitidine in combination with placebo (Hazard Ratio [HR]=0.66 [95 percent CI 0.52-.85], p=0.001).1 Patients receiving the venetoclax combination achieved improved median overall survival (OS) (14.7 months versus 9.6 months in the placebo arm), and 66.4 percent of patients treated with venetoclax plus azacitidine had a composite complete remission (CR + CRi) compared to 28.3 percent treated with azacitidine plus placebo.

NORTH CHICAGO, Illinois and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) announced today that AbbVie and Genmab have signed a broad collaboration agreement to jointly develop and commercialize three of Genmab's early-stage investigational bispecific antibody product candidates and enter into a discovery research collaboration for future differentiated antibody therapeutics for cancer. The companies will partner to develop Genmab's next-generation bispecific antibody programs, epcoritamab (DuoBody®-CD3xCD20), DuoHexaBody®-CD37 and DuoBody-CD3x5T4. The collaboration combines Genmab's world-class discovery and development engine and next-generation bispecific antibody therapeutic candidates with AbbVie's deep clinical expertise, innovative antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) platform and global commercial leadership in hematological cancers.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced it will present data from studies evaluating the BCL-2 inhibitor venetoclax (VENCLEXTA®/ VENCLYXTO®), among others, from clinical trials across multiple blood cancers at the 25th European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Congress, being held virtually from June 11-14, 2020. These data will span the company's investigational and approved oncology portfolio medicines across chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), multiple myeloma (MM), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myelofibrosis (MF).

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the VIALE-A (M15-656) trial of VENCLEXTA® (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine versus azacitidine in combination with placebo met its dual primary endpoints of statistically significant improvement of overall survival (OS) and composite complete remission rate (CR + CRi) for patients with previously-untreated acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who are ineligible for intensive chemotherapy. At the recommendation of an independent data monitoring committee (IDMC), and per the prespecified interim analysis plan, due to positive efficacy results at the first interim analysis for overall survival, the trial results will be reported early, and the data from the trial will be submitted to the U.S. FDA and global health authorities. Results will be presented at a future medical meeting or published in a peer-reviewed journal.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) in combination with obinutuzumab for the treatment of adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who were previously untreated. The approval is valid in all 27 member states of the EU, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the United Kingdom.