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Evaluating the risk of secondary cancers from infections in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study examined whether there is a link between the type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and the development of secondary cancer due to certain infections.  The authors concluded that patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) or marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) may be at risk for developing a second type of...

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Risk of hepatitis B reactivation in patients with lymphomas receiving obinutuzumab or rituximab

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the risk of reactivating hepatitis B (HBV) infection in patients with lymphoma treated with obinutuzumab (Gazyva) or rituximab (Rituxan). Researchers found that HBV infection was reactivated in some of these patients but treatment options are available. Some background Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system....

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