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Cardiometabolic complications in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of cardiometabolic complications (such as high blood pressure or diabetes) in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This study concluded that cardiometabolic complications are more prevalent in these patients when compared to the general population.  Some background...

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Promising early results with venetoclax in patients previously treated with idelalisib

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined venetoclax (Venclexta) for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) previously treated with idelalisib (Zydelig). Researchers reported good response rates and a low rate of side effects for venetoclax after idelalisib. Some background Targeted therapy is the standard treatment of CLL. This includes the...

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