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Can FDG-PET/CT help predict T-cell therapy outcomes for patients with B-cell NHL?

Can FDG-PET/CT help predict T-cell therapy outcomes for patients with B-cell NHL?

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the role of PET/CT scanning in the treatment of patients with recurrent or hard-to-treat B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) after T-cell therapy. This study found that PET/CT scanning helped predict the effectiveness and side effects of treatment for these patients. Some background Chemoimmunotherapy...

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Can a combination of brentuximab vedotin and salvage chemotherapy treat classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma not responding to standard treatment?

Can a combination of brentuximab vedotin and salvage chemotherapy treat classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma not responding to standard treatment?

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the combination of brentuximab vedotin (BV; Adcetris) and ICE salvage chemotherapy with ifosfamide (Ifex), carboplatin (Paraplatin), and etoposide (Etopophos) for the treatment of relapsing or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). This study showed that BV-ICE was a good salvage treatment option for...

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Evaluating dual-target CAR T-cell therapy for patients with unresponsive B-cell NHL

Evaluating dual-target CAR T-cell therapy for patients with unresponsive B-cell NHL

Posted by on Aug 8, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of dual chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for patients with recurrent or hard-to-treat B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). This study found that this treatment was safe and effective for these patients. Some background B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) is one of...

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Is CAR T-cell therapy more effective than salvage therapy for patients with DLBCL?

Is CAR T-cell therapy more effective than salvage therapy for patients with DLBCL?

Posted by on May 30, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of T-cell therapy to salvage chemotherapy in patients with recurrent or hard-to-treat diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). This study found that lisocabtagene maraleucel (liso-cel; Breyanzi) T-cell therapy was more effective than salvage chemotherapy for these patients. Some background DLBCL is one...

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How effective is rituximab plus gemcitabine and oxaliplatin for patients with refractory/relapsed DLBCL?

How effective is rituximab plus gemcitabine and oxaliplatin for patients with refractory/relapsed DLBCL?

Posted by on May 23, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of R-GemOx (rituximab, gemcitabine, and oxaliplatin) for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The authors concluded that R-GemOx is an effective treatment regimen in patients ineligible for intensive treatment. Some...

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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of inotuzumab ozogamicin for patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of inotuzumab ozogamicin for patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Apr 18, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa; INO) in patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The data showed that the treatment had good effectiveness and manageable side effects for these patients. Some background A high number...

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How effective is idarubicin-substituted BEAC (IEAC) as a conditioning regimen for patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma undergoing ASCT?

How effective is idarubicin-substituted BEAC (IEAC) as a conditioning regimen for patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma undergoing ASCT?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the BEAC (BCNU, etoposide, cytarabine, and cyclophosphamide) and IEAC (idarubicin, etoposide, cytarabine, and cyclophosphamide) regimens before autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) in patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) and aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The study found that IEAC regimen...

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Is rituximab maintenance effective long-term for follicular lymphoma after an autologous stem cell transplant?

Is rituximab maintenance effective long-term for follicular lymphoma after an autologous stem cell transplant?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors reviewed rituximab (Rituxan) maintenance (RM) therapy in patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma (FL) treated with an autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT). The study found that RM after ASCT delayed FL relapse after a 12-year follow up. Some background Rituximab and chemotherapy have improved the outcomes of...

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Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of geptanolimab unresponsive peripheral T cell lymphoma

Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of geptanolimab unresponsive peripheral T cell lymphoma

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the effectiveness and safety of geptanolimab (GB226) in relapsed/refractory (r/r) peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL). The authors concluded that geptanolimab showed promising activity and manageable safety in these patients. Some background Peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL) is a rare subtype of non-Hodgkin...

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Benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation after checkpoint inhibitor therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma

Benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation after checkpoint inhibitor therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated real-life benefits of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (ASCT) after immune checkpoint inhibitor (CPi) therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors found that ASCT can be an effective option after CPi therapy in such patients. Some background Some patients...

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