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Looking for young patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma to test a treatment combination

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial is comparing the effectiveness of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone in children and young adults with B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). The main outcome to be measured will be survival without cancer returning, growing or spreading. The details Ibrutinib is a targeted therapy...

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Evaluating the long-term outcomes of low-dose radiation therapy for early-stage nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of radiation, chemotherapy, or both for the treatment of early-stage nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NLPHL). This study concluded that long-term outcomes were favorable across all treatment approaches. Some background NLPHL is a rare subtype of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma....

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

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

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

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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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Searching for patients to try a new combination of treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma.

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is investigating the effects of AVD [doxorubicin (Adriamycin), vinblastine (Velban), and dacarbazine (DTIC)] with brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) induction chemotherapy, plus nivolumab (Opdivo) for Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The main outcome to be measured is survival without cancer worsening 3 years after treatment. The details...

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Is nivolumab an effective treatment for relapsed and unresponsive Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if nivolumab is an effective treatment for relapsed and unresponsive Hodgkin lymphoma. This study concluded that nivolumab is an effective treatment for these patients, regardless of previous stem cell treatment status. Some background Standard treatment for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) which has relapsed or...

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Searching for patients to try a new therapy for non-responsive lymphoma after stem-cell transplant.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study will investigate the effects of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) in patients with non-responsive lymphoma after a stem-cell transplant. The main outcome that will be measured is the time after treatment before patients experience cancer worsening. This trial is recruiting in the United States. The details Some patients with lymphoma lose...

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Searching for patients to try a new therapy for non-responsive lymphoma after stem-cell transplant.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study will investigate the effects of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) in patients with non-responsive lymphoma after a stem-cell transplant. The main outcome that will be measured is the time after treatment before patients experience cancer worsening. This trial is recruiting in the United States. The details Some patients with lymphoma...

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