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Evaluating brentuximab vedotin for elderly patients with hard to treat Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) in elderly patients with relapsed or unresponsive Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). This study found that this treatment was effective, although frail patients may be at higher risk for side effects. Some background Most patients with HL respond to front-line...

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Evaluating brentuximab vedotin plus bendamustine for patients with hard-to-treat classical Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Mar 8, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) plus bendamustine (Treanda) for patients with hard to treat classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL). This study found that this regimen is an effective salvage therapy for these patients. Some background Standard first-line chemotherapy is highly effective in treating...

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Evaluating high-dose cyclophosphamide for patients with hard-to-treat B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Jan 12, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of high-dose cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) for the treatment of relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that high-dose cyclophosphamide was safe and effective for these patients. Some background Chemotherapy regimens remain a standard treatment...

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Minimal residual disease status after inotuzumab ozogamicin in patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Posted by on Jan 7, 2020 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if minimal residual disease negativity is useful as a prognostic factor after inotuzumab ozogamicin treatment in patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia.   This study concluded minimal residual negativity with complete remission is associated with a better...

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Evaluating gemcitabine plus bendamustine for patients with non-responsive Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Dec 28, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of gemcitabine (Gemzar) plus bendamustine (Treanda) in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) that has come back or stopped responding to treatment. This study found that this combination was well-tolerated and effective for these patients. Some background Immunotherapy remains a...

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Looking for patients with advanced triple negative breast cancer to test an experimental drug with three functions

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the safety and effectiveness of experimental drug mRNA-2752 in patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer. The main outcome of the trial will be the number of side effects experienced by patients and response to treatment. This trial is recruiting in the United States and Israel. The details...

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Looking for patients with hormone-receptor positive metastatic breast cancer to test an experimental biological drug

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is examining the effectiveness of biological drug sacituzumab govitecan (IMMU-132) compared to standard treatments for patients with hormone receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer. The main outcomes that will be measured are cancer responsiveness to the drug and survival of patients without the cancer growing. This trial...

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Looking for patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer to trial experimental vaccine with biological therapy

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the most beneficial dose of an experimental AE37 vaccine when used with biological therapy pembrolizumab (Keytruda). The main outcomes to be measured are the maximum safest dose of AE37 and objective response rate. This study is recruiting in Illinois and West Virginia, US. The details Triple-negative...

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Nivolumab in previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer – what is the long-term outlook for survival?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated survival rates in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after nivolumab (Opdivo) treatment.  They found that nivolumab was associated with longer survival time in patients that responded to treatment.  Some background Lung cancer (LC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Non-small...

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Stem cell transplant after blinatumomab in patients with relapsed or unresponsive acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes for patients who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant after treatment with blinatumomab.  This study concluded that survival was driven by the response to study treatment and by salvage status regardless of transplant status.   Some...

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