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Evaluating the outcomes after second-line therapy for relapsed or refractory PMBCL

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of pretreated patients with relapsed (cancer recurrence) or refractory (does not respond to treatment) primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL) after second-line therapy and stem cell transplant (SCT). The study concluded that this treatment strategy was effective in most patients. Some...

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Overall survival and relapse rate in adults with AML who have received a stem cell transplant from a donor

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to identify the outcomes and prognostic factors following a stem cell transplant from a donor in adults with acute myeloid leukemia in their second complete remission (no sign of disease). The authors determined that this type of transplant was effective in these patients. Some background In adult patients with acute...

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A comparison of two different types of transplant therapy to treat acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two different transplant therapies used to treat acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), unmanipulated haploidentical stem cell treatment (Haplo-SCT) and HLA-matched unrelated donor stem cell transplantation (MUD). The study found that both options are useful in treating AML but MUD may have increased risk of graft versus host...

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Does risk level affect outcome of transplant treatments in acute myeloid leukemia?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two stem cell therapies called unmanipulated haploidentical and matched sibling donor transplant in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).  The study concluded that matched sibling donor transplant was more effective in the treatment of AML. Some background AML is a cancer of the white blood cells in...

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Transplant as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic patients who have progressed to Richter syndrome

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation is effective in patients who have progressed from chronic lymphocytic leukemia to Richter syndrome. This study concluded that allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant is effective for these patients if they had an objective response before...

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What type of stem cell transplant is most effective after early treatment failure in follicular lymphoma?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of stem cell transplantation in follicular lymphoma patients who experienced early treatment failure after frontline chemoimmunotherapy. This study concluded that transplants using the patient's own stem cells or those from a matched sibling donor lead to better survival outcomes in these...

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Comparing conditioning regimens for adult patients with Ph-negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with stem cell transplant

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare two conditioning treatment regimens for adult patients with Ph-negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with stem cell transplant. This study concluded that the regimen that combined etoposide (Etopophos) and total body irradiation was more effective than the regimen that combined cyclophosphamide (Neosar)...

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Treatment for acute myeloid leukemia patients involving thiotepa and stem cell transplant.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the use of stem cell transplant with a chemotherapy treatment regime in patients with acute myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that this regime is safe and effective in patients that receive stem cell transplants from a haploidentical (half or partially matched) donor. Some background The use of...

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The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in survivors of childhood acute leukemia

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in adult survivors of childhood acute leukemia. This study also aimed to determine the effect of different therapies on the occurrence of metabolic syndrome in these patients. This study concluded that metabolic syndrome is frequent among childhood AL survivors, regardless...

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What effect do different stem cell types have in transplantation for patients with acute leukemia?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to evaluate the effect of stem cell source on haploidentical transplantation with post-transplantation cyclophosphamide (a chemotherapy) in patients with acute leukemia. This study concluded that the use of peripheral blood stem cells increases the risk of side effects for these patients. Some background Patients...

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Comparing treatment regimens in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare myeloablative transplant and a sequential approach treatment in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that both treatments had similar outcomes for these patients.  Some background Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the only...

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Getting off the drugs: Tapering immunosuppressive agents after transplant in patients with advanced acute myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effect of early tapering of immunosuppressive agents after stem cell transplants in patients with acute myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that early tapering of immunosuppressive agents after stem fell transplants in these patients can improve survival. Some background Allogeneic...

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