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Multiple myeloma gammopathies

Soluble SLAMF7 is a predictive biomarker for elotuzumab therapy

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Fig. 1: Potential of sSLAMF7 as a predictive biomarker for multiple myeloma and elotuzumab treatment.


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This study was funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb K.K. English editing and formatting for journal submission was supported by Caudex, funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb K.K.

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AS prepared manuscript; AS, SK, and MM collected and analyzed data from CA204-116 study; MH, KS, and KO contributed CA204-116 study execution and data analysis, and YF supported and directed sSLAMF7 analysis.

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Correspondence to Atsushi Suzuki.

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AS, SK, and MM are employees of Bristol-Myers Squibb K.K. MH reports postmarketing surveillance study fees from Celgene, Fujifilm RI Pharma, and Shire Japan. KS reports personal fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb K.K., Celgene, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Novartis, Sanofi, and Takeda. YF is supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from JSPS, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-supported program for the Strategic Foundation at Private Universities, Japan Leukemia Research Fund, Yasuda Memorial Cancer Foundation, Novartis Foundation, and Takeda Foundation. KO reports honoraria from Bristol-Myers Squibb K.K., Celgene K.K., Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K., Novartis Pharma K.K., Ono Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

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Suzuki, A., Kakugawa, S., Miyoshi, M. et al. Soluble SLAMF7 is a predictive biomarker for elotuzumab therapy. Leukemia 34, 3088–3090 (2020).

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