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Second stem cell transplant using reduced intensity conditioning for leukemia or lymphoma

Second stem cell transplant using reduced intensity conditioning for leukemia or lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of a second hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) after reduced-intensity conditioning (RIC) for patients with leukemia or lymphoma.   This study concluded that this treatment path is feasible and a good treatment alternative for these patients.   Some background...

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Pembrolizumab followed by AVD treatment in newly diagnosed advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma

Pembrolizumab followed by AVD treatment in newly diagnosed advanced classical Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) followed by AVD (doxorubicin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine) treatment in patients with high-risk classical Hodgkin lymphoma.  This study concluded that this treatment was safe and effective in these patients.   Some...

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Anti-PD1 monoclonal antibodies before and after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma

Anti-PD1 monoclonal antibodies before and after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated outcomes of anti-programmed cell death-1 monoclonal antibodies (anti-PD-1-mAbs or APMs) before and after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT) for patients with relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma (r/r-HL). The authors found that patients receiving APMs before alloHCT had frequent immune-related...

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Evaluating gemcitabine and vinorelbine as an outpatient treatment of relapsed childhood Hodgkin lymphoma.

Evaluating gemcitabine and vinorelbine as an outpatient treatment of relapsed childhood Hodgkin lymphoma.

Posted by on Oct 11, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study was carried out to assess the safety and effectiveness of a chemotherapy regimen including gemcitabine (Gemzar) and vinorelbine (Navelbine) for relapsed childhood Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors found that this regimen is effective in treating childhood HL in the outpatient setting and there was low...

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Benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation after checkpoint inhibitor therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma

Benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation after checkpoint inhibitor therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated real-life benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (ASCT) after immune checkpoint inhibitor (CPi) therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors found that ASCT can be an effective option after CPi therapy in such patients. Some background Some patients...

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Total body irradiation and risk of breast cancer after transplantation in patients with leukemia-lymphoma

Total body irradiation and risk of breast cancer after transplantation in patients with leukemia-lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the association between total body irradiation and further breast cancer diagnosis in patients treated with blood or marrow transplantation for leukemia-lymphoma.  This study concluded that there is an association between the total body irradiation and an increased risk of breast cancer in...

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Avoiding consolidation radiotherapy in advanced Hodgkin lymphoma with large nodes after ABVD chemotherapy

Avoiding consolidation radiotherapy in advanced Hodgkin lymphoma with large nodes after ABVD chemotherapy

Posted by on Sep 26, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the impact of consolidation radiotherapy (cRT) on patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) who had large nodal mass (LNM) and currently in complete metabolic response (CMR) after receiving ABVD chemotherapy. The authors found that cRT could be safely avoided in such patients. Some background CMR defines...

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The impact of G-CSF on brentuximab vedotin plus chemotherapy in treating newly diagnosed advanced Hodgkin lymphoma

The impact of G-CSF on brentuximab vedotin plus chemotherapy in treating newly diagnosed advanced Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the impact of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF; Neupogen) on the outcomes of brentuximab-vedotin (BV; Adcetris) plus chemotherapy in newly diagnosed patients with stage-III/IV Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors found that G-CSF improved the safety and efficacy outcomes of the combination therapy in such...

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Evaluating haploidentical stem cell transplantation for advanced lymphoma

Evaluating haploidentical stem cell transplantation for advanced lymphoma

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of a gentler stem cell transplant (SCT) from a partially matched donor for patients with advanced lymphoma. It found that haploidentical SCT is an effective treatment option for these patients. Some background Lymphomas are a group of cancers of white blood cells within the lymph nodes. Common types...

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