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Evaluating outcomes for patients with follicular lymphoma after prolonged rituximab maintenance therapy

Evaluating outcomes for patients with follicular lymphoma after prolonged rituximab maintenance therapy

Posted by on Feb 6, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated different rituximab schedules in patients with follicular lymphoma (FL) and reported their long-term treatment outcomes. The data showed that rituximab treatment alone on a standard schedule improves the long-term outcomes of these patients. Some background Follicular lymphoma (FL) is a type of non-Hodgkin...

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Effects of high-dose therapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a resource-limited country

Effects of high-dose therapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a resource-limited country

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

In a nutshell The study analyzed outcomes of high-dose therapy (HDT) with autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in a resource-limited country and evaluated whether upfront AHSCT could be an effective treatment. The authors found promising outcomes of this treatment in a resource-limited...

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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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How does ABVD chemotherapy affect the fertility of female patients with Hodgkin lymphoma?

How does ABVD chemotherapy affect the fertility of female patients with Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if ABVD chemotherapy impacted fertility in female patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors found that ABVD reduced the levels of one of the fertility hormones and the type of fertility treatment patients opted for was not affected by ABVD. Some background Many patients with HL are young and fertility...

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Which patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma benefit most from CAR-T treatment?

Which patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma benefit most from CAR-T treatment?

Posted by on Jun 7, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of CAR-T treatment for patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The authors found that while a significant number of all patients benefitted from the treatment, some patients were more likely to benefit from it than others. Some background During initial treatment for DLBCL,...

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How effective and safe is high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for children with lymphoma?

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness and safety of high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplants for children with lymphoma. The study showed that the combination treatment was very effective but that the dose may need to be adjusted for some patients. Some background Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) have very...

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How effective and safe is high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for children with lymphoma?

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness and safety of high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplants for children with lymphoma. The study showed that the combination treatment was very effective but that the dose may need to be adjusted for some patients. Some background Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)...

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