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Evaluating polatuzumab vedotin and pinatuzumab vedotin for relapsed or refractory NHL

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of rituximab (Rituxan) combined with either polatuzumab vedotin (pola) or pinatuzumab vedotin (pina) for patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) that has come back or stopped responding to treatment. This study concluded that pola was associated with better...

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Combination of ublituximab, umbralisib and ibrutinib for patients with leukemia and lymphoma

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of ublituximab, umbralisib and ibrutinib combination in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that this combination appears safe and effective for these patients.  Some background Patients with NHL are often treated with targeted therapies....

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CRISPR

CRISPR

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Blog, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

Since the Human Genome Project published the first draft of the human genome in February 2001, there has been a boom in research and new technologies around genetics. The project revealed that humans have around 20,500 genes. Around 3 million base pairs make up these genes. CRISPR is a new technology that has arisen from this groundbreaking Human Genome...

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Evaluating rituximab maintenance therapy versus observation for follicular lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of rituximab (Rituxan) maintenance therapy for patients with follicular lymphoma (FL) after frontline treatment with BR (bendamustine, rituximab). This study concluded that rituximab maintenance is effective for these patients. Some background Chemoimmunotherapy containing rituximab remains the...

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Evaluating rituximab plus lenalidomide for recurrent or non-responsive indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of rituximab (Rituxan) plus lenalidomide (Revlimid) for patients with recurrent or non-responsive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that lenalidomide was well-tolerated and improved the effectiveness of rituximab in these patients. Some background Follicular...

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Evaluating chemotherapy regimens before stem cell transplantation for patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of BEAM chemotherapy versus BUCYVP16 chemotherapy in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) before autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT). This study concluded that these regimens were similarly safe and effective for these patients before ASCT. Some background For patients with NHL...

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Evaluating PCR therapy for previously untreated indolent non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term effectiveness and safety of a new chemotherapy regimen in patients with previously untreated indolent (painless) non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that this regimen is effective and well-tolerated for these patients. Some background There are three common types of painless NHL....

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