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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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Reviewing treatment options for patients with recurrent classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviews treatment options for patients with classical Hodgkin's lymphoma (cHL) that came back (relapsed) after chemotherapy. This study found that targeted therapies are becoming more prevalent and that patient outcomes have improved. Some background cHL is a cancer of white blood cells called lymphocytes....

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Have outcomes improved for patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma who relapse after a stem cell transplant?

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the long-term outcomes of patients with classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cHL) that came back after an autologous stem cell transplant (autoSCT). This study found that advancements in treatment have helped improve survival outcomes for patients. Some background Chemotherapy is usually the first-line...

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The comparison of outcomes of two salvage therapies in patients with relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Mar 4, 2020 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the effectiveness of two salvage therapies – mitoxantrone (Novantrone), etoposide (Etopophos), and cytarabine (Cytosar-U) also known as MEC and cladribine (Leustatin), cytarabine, filgrastim (Neupogen), and mitoxantrone also known as CLAG-M, for treating relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia...

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Evaluating stem cell transplant outcomes for patients classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 16, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the outcomes of autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) to treat recurrent classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cHL). This study concluded that ASCT is effective, with patients who responded after the transplant having the best outcomes. Some background cHL is usually treated with chemotherapy and...

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Evaluating BEGEV chemotherapy before a stem cell transplant for hard-to-treat Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 5, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of BEGEV chemotherapy for patients with relapsed or unresponsive Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) before a stem cell transplant. The authors concluded that this regimen was safe and effective for these patients. Some background Chemotherapy, followed by a stem cell transplant (SCT), remains the standard of...

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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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