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

Posted by on Feb 8, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined how safe and effective brentuximab vedotin (Adcedris) is when added to conventional treatments for relapsed and unresponsive Hodgkin lymphoma.  This study concluded that this treatment is safe and effective when used as part of the treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma. Some background Standard treatment for...

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Comparing ibrutinib and ofatumumab in patients with previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Posted by on Jan 28, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate patient well-being and patient-reported outcomes in previously treated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who receive ibrutinib (Imbruvica) or ofatumumab (Arzerra). They concluded that ibrutinib can improve quality of life while prolonging survival in these patients. Some background...

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Evaluating BEAM conditioning for allogeneic stem cell transplantation in patients with relapsed or unresponsive lymphoma

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of BEAM (carmustine, etoposide, cytarabine, and melphalan) chemotherapy before allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT; transferring healthy cells from a donor) for relapsed or unresponsive lymphoma. This study concluded that alloHCT with BEAM chemotherapy is an alternative...

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Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of axicabtagene ciloleucel for unresponsive B-cell lymphoma

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of axicabtagene ciloleucel (AC; Yescarta) in the treatment of unresponsive B-cell lymphoma. Researchers found that AC is a safe and effective treatment for these patients. Some background B-cell lymphoma is a cancer of cells in the immune system. It is treated with medication that targets...

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Evaluating the impact of early PET/CT scanning on survival in patients with lymphoma after stem cell transplant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the impact of early FDG PET/CT scanning on the survival of patients with lymphoma after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (alloSCT). This study concluded that having positive scan results at 3 months after alloSCT may highly predict relapse and poor survival in these patients. Some background An alloSCT is a...

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Evaluating the impact of early PET/CT scanning on survival in patients with lymphoma after stem cell transplant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the impact of early FDG PET/CT scanning on the survival of patients with lymphoma after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (alloSCT). This study concluded that having positive scan results at 3 months after alloSCT may highly predict relapse and poor survival in these patients. Some background An alloSCT is a...

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Evaluating the impact of early PET/CT scanning on survival in patients with lymphoma after stem cell transplant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the impact of early FDG PET/CT scanning on the survival of patients with lymphoma after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (alloSCT). This study concluded that having positive scan results at 3 months after alloSCT may highly predict relapse and poor survival in these patients. Some background An alloSCT is a...

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Inotuzumab ozogamicin for children with unresponsive acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study wanted to assess the safety and effectiveness of inotuzumab ozogamicin (InO; Besponsa) for the treatment of children with unresponsive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Researchers found that InO was safe and effective in this group of patients. Some background Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the bone...

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Evaluating a new targeted therapy with or without itacitinib for relapsed or refractory lymphoma

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of a new targeted therapy (INCB040093) with or without itacitinib in patients with relapsed or refractory (does not respond to treatment) lymphoma. This study concluded that this new agent was well-tolerated and showed promising effectiveness in these patients.  Some background...

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Evaluating long-term outcomes of ibrutinib for relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term outcomes of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) treatment in patients with relapsed or refractory (does not respond to treatment) mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). This study concluded that ibrutinib is effective and well-tolerated in these patients. Some background MCL is a rare but aggressive type of non-Hodgkin’s...

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Evaluating the use of ibrutinib with bendamustine and rituximab treatment in unresponsive chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) added to bendamustine (Treanda) and rituximab (Rituxan) in the treatment of unresponsive chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Researchers found that this treatment improved survival in these patients. Some background Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a...

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