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Quizartinib in the treatment of relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Jul 14, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of quizartinib compared to chemotherapy in the treatment of relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Researchers found that quizartinib was safer and more effective than chemotherapy in these patients. Some background Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the bone...

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Treatment options for patients with recurrent or non-responsive Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed current treatment options for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) that has come back (relapsed) or stopped responding to treatment (refractory). Some background Chemotherapy remains the standard first-line treatment for HL. One of the most commonly used regimens is ABVD (doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine,...

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Searching for patients with relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma to try a new cell therapy

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This Phase 2 study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of a new T-cell therapy for B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) that has come back or stopped responding to treatment. The main outcomes to be measured will be the number of patients who experience side effects and overall response after treatment. This trial is recruiting...

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Blinatumomab vs chemotherapy in the treatment of relapsed or unresponsive acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the safety and effectiveness of blinatumomab (Blincyto) with chemotherapy in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Researchers found the survival was higher with blinatumomab than chemotherapy alone. Some background Patients with unresponsive or relapsed ALL treated with chemotherapy have...

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Outcomes of stem cell transplant for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia after inotuzumab ozogamicin treatment

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of allogeneic stem cell transplant (allo-SCT) after treatment with inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa) for patients with relapsed/unresponsive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). This study concluded that allo-SCT provided optimal long-term survival benefit for these patients. Some...

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Evaluating brentuximab vedotin plus high-dose bendamustine for relapsed or unresponsive Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined how well brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) plus high-dose bendamustine (Treanda) worked in patients with recurrent or non-responsive classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cHL). This study concluded that this regimen was highly effective for these patients. Some background After initial treatment, many patients with cHL...

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Evaluating PD-1 inhibitor therapy for recurrent or non-responsive classical Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of camrelizumab alone or in combination with decitabine (Dacogen) for recurrent or non-responsive classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cHL). This study concluded that the combined treatment was safe and highly effective in these patients. Some background Standard first-line...

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Looking for participants with advanced colorectal cancer to test a new targeted treatment with DS-8201a

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial is examining the effectiveness and safety of DS-8201a in the treatment of advanced HER2 positive colorectal cancer. The main outcome to be measured is the tumor response to the treatment and side effects.  The details The standard treatment to advanced colorectal cancers is surgery, chemotherapy and radiation...

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