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What factors can predict the success of stem cell transplantation for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the risk factors associated with delayed engraftment (DE) in patients who had stem cell transplantation (SCT). The authors found that patients receiving blood transfusions, those with low platelet levels, and those given low numbers of stem cells during SCT were more likely to experience DE. Some background...

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The effect of uric acid levels on the outcomes of patients having an allogeneic stem cell transplant

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the association of uric acid levels before a stem cell transplant and patient outcomes. This study concluded that high uric acid levels before the transplant led to an increased mortality. Some background Uric acid is a product of metabolic breakdown and is a normal component of urine. It can also be...

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Looking for patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma to test an experimental drug with three functions

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the safety and effectiveness of experimental drug mRNA-2752 in patients with progressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The main outcome of the trial will be the number of side effects experienced by patients and response to treatment. This trial is recruiting in the United States and Israel. The details Patients...

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Does stem cell transplantation affect the quality of life of older patients with NHL?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the quality of life reported by elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) after a stem cell transplant (SCT). The authors concluded that quality of life for these patients was very good following SCT. Some background Autologous SCT is the standard of care in first-line treatment for...

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Can FDG-PET/CT scanning predict treatment outcomes in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma?

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated whether FDG-PET/CT imaging during treatment helped predict outcomes for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The authors concluded that mid-treatment imaging might help determine disease status rather than guide treatment decisions. Some background DLBCL is the most common type of...

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Looking for patients with aggressive B-cell NHL to try an experimental combination treatment

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is investigating how well nivolumab (Opdivo) works with DA-REPOCH chemotherapy for treating aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). The primary outcome to be measured is 2-year survival without disease progression after treatment. This study is being conducted in Columbus, OH, in the United States. The...

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Searching for patients with relapsed/unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma to test an experimental antibody drug

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is examining the effects of IGM-2323 for certain types of relapsed/unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The main outcomes that will be measured are the side effects experienced by patients and the effectiveness of treatment. This trial is recruiting in the United States. The details Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a...

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