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Seeking patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma for dosing study of idelalisib

Seeking patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma for dosing study of idelalisib

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study will evaluate the best dose of idelalisib (Zydelig) for patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma (FL). The primary outcomes are overall response and side effects.  The details FL is a slow-growing cancer of B-cells, a type of white blood cell. Idelalisib is a medication that inhibits certain proteins involved in...

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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 Non-Hodgkin 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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Outcomes of lisocabtagene maraleucel in patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphomas

Outcomes of lisocabtagene maraleucel in patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphomas

Posted by on Sep 13, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of lisocabtagene maraleucel (Liso-cel) in treating patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) large B-cell lymphomas (LBCL). The authors found that liso-cel achieved fast and lasting remission with fewer toxicities in such patients. Some background Patients with r/r-LBCL experience...

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Treating patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma with immunoglobulin replacement therapy after rituximab treatment

Treating patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma with immunoglobulin replacement therapy after rituximab treatment

Posted by on Sep 6, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the outcomes of immunoglobulin replacement (IgR) therapy in patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL) and immunodeficiency, who were previously treated with rituximab (Rituxan). The authors found that IgR was safe and effective to increase serum immunoglobulins in such patients. Some background B-NHL happens...

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Does first-line treatment with R-CHOP benefit patients with grade 3A follicular lymphoma?

Does first-line treatment with R-CHOP benefit patients with grade 3A follicular lymphoma?

Posted by on Aug 30, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of 2 drug regimens for patients with grade 3A follicular lymphoma (FL3A). The authors concluded that R-CHOP has a benefit over RB in the treatment of these patients. Some background Follicular lymphoma (FL) is the most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).FL usually has good...

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Looking for patients with follicular lymphoma to trial an experimental treatment.

Looking for patients with follicular lymphoma to trial an experimental treatment.

Posted by on Aug 30, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is looking to assess the effectiveness of ME-401 for relapsed follicular lymphoma (FL) after the failure of two or more therapies. The main outcome to be measured in this trial is the percentage of patients whose cancer shrinks or disappears after treatment.  The details FL is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma....

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Evaluating lenalidomide-rituximab treatment for follicular lymphoma

Evaluating lenalidomide-rituximab treatment for follicular lymphoma

Posted by on Aug 23, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of rituxumab (Rituxan) with lenalidomide (Revlimid) for untreated follicular lymphoma (FL). It found that this treatment was more effective than rituxumab with chemotherapy. They also found that blood tests of trace FL can predict outcomes. Some background Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a slow-growing...

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Evaluating antithymocyte globulin in preventing graft-versus-host-disease after matched sibling donor transplantation

Evaluating antithymocyte globulin in preventing graft-versus-host-disease after matched sibling donor transplantation

Posted by on Aug 16, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the role of antithymocyte globulin in preventing graft-versus-host disease after matched sibling donor transplantation. This study concluded that this treatment can reduce the occurrence of graft-versus-host-disease in these patients.   Some background One treatment option for patients with blood...

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COVID-19 with Cancer

COVID-19 with Cancer

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronavirus / COVID-19, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 3 comments

Recent research presented at a virtual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research 1 indicates the need for greater care and continued social distancing for those who are in treatment for cancer and – in one study that was presented – those who have a recent history of cancer (the research looked at people from 2015 to the...

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Axicabtagene ciloleucel for aggressive B-cell lymphoma outside clinical trials

Axicabtagene ciloleucel for aggressive B-cell lymphoma outside clinical trials

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta) to treat B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma which has returned after previous treatment outside of clinical trials. It found that most patients responded to this immune therapy and that some patients had a complete response. Some background B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) are a group of...

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