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Adding daratumumab to pomalidomide and dexamethasone therapy for treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Adding daratumumab to pomalidomide and dexamethasone therapy for treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Jul 17, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of adding daratumumab (Darzalex) to pomalidomide (Pomalyst) and dexamethasone (Decadron) therapy for patients with previously treated relapsed or refractory (r/r) multiple myeloma (MM). The data showed that adding daratumumab to pomalidomide and dexamethasone regimen reduced the risk of...

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Is Ixazomib, thalidomide and dexamethasone effective in treating relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma?

Is Ixazomib, thalidomide and dexamethasone effective in treating relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article looked at the effectiveness and safety of continuous ixazomib (Ninlaro), thalidomide (Thalomid), and dexamethasone (Decadron) (ITd) in the treatment of relapsed and/or refractory (RR) multiple myeloma (MM). The authors found that this regimen was well tolerated and showed promising effectiveness in the treatment of...

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Is pembrolizumab plus ipilimumab combination therapy safe and effective for the treatment of advanced melanoma after failure of anti-PD-1/L1 therapy?

Is pembrolizumab plus ipilimumab combination therapy safe and effective for the treatment of advanced melanoma after failure of anti-PD-1/L1 therapy?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness and safety of combining pembrolizumab (PEM; Keytruda)) and ipilimumab (IPI; Yervoy) for the treatment of advanced-stage melanoma in patients that have progressed after previous PD-1/L1 therapy. The study concluded that this combination was well tolerated and improved the...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of lenalidomide plus rituximab for patients with recurrent or hard-to-treat DLBCL

Evaluating the effectiveness of lenalidomide plus rituximab for patients with recurrent or hard-to-treat DLBCL

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of lenalidomide (Revlimid) plus rituximab (Rituxan) for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) that came back or stopped responding to treatment. This study concluded that this treatment showed some effectiveness, but adding other agents may improve outcomes for these...

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Comparing pembrolizumab and brentuximab vedotin for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma.

Comparing pembrolizumab and brentuximab vedotin for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma.

Posted by on Jun 27, 2021 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors compared the safety and effectiveness of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) and brentuximab vedotin (BV; Adcetris) for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL). The study found that pembrolizumab had better survival without cancer worsening compared to BV in these...

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Comparing alectinib to ceritinib treatment for ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer that failed after crizotinib treatment

Comparing alectinib to ceritinib treatment for ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer that failed after crizotinib treatment

Posted by on May 30, 2021 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of ceritinib (Zykadia) and alectinib (Alecensa) in patients with ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who previously had a crizotinib (Xalkori) treatment failure. The data showed that both ceritinib and alectinib were effective in these patients. Some background Non-small-cell lung cancer...

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Comparing PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors versus chemotherapy in patients with previously treated advanced non-small-cell lung cancer.

Comparing PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors versus chemotherapy in patients with previously treated advanced non-small-cell lung cancer.

Posted by on May 30, 2021 in Lung cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety outcomes of programmed death-1 (PD-1)/PD ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitors versus chemotherapy in patients with previously treated advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The data showed that PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors were safer and more effective than chemotherapy in these patients. Some...

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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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Copanlisib plus rituximab improves survival in patients with relapsed painless non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Copanlisib plus rituximab improves survival in patients with relapsed painless non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Posted by on May 22, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reported the effectiveness and safety outcomes of copanlisib (Aliqopa) and rituximab (Rituxan) combination for the treatment of patients with relapsed indolent (painless) non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The data showed that this combination improved the outcomes of these patients with manageable side effects. Some background...

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Adding isatuximab to pomalidomide-dexamethasone therapy for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Adding isatuximab to pomalidomide-dexamethasone therapy for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Posted by on May 16, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to evaluate the addition of isatuximab (Sarclisa) to pomalidomide (Pomalyst) and dexamethasone (Decadron) therapy for patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) multiple myeloma (MM). The study found that patients who were given isatuximab had a better outcome. Some background MM is a type of blood cancer...

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Searching for patients with solid tumors with abnormal genetic changes to trial an experimental medication

Searching for patients with solid tumors with abnormal genetic changes to trial an experimental medication

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Melanoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is searching for participants with advanced solid tumors including melanoma to examine the safety and effectiveness of experimental drug avapritinib (Ayvakit). The main outcomes to be measured are the response to treatment and side effects. This trial is being conducted in Texas, US. The details Some cancers grow as a...

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