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Evaluating cyclophosphamide in patients with acute myeloid leukemia receiving donor transplants

Evaluating cyclophosphamide in patients with acute myeloid leukemia receiving donor transplants

Posted by on May 24, 2020 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate post-transplant cyclophosphamide treatment in patients with acute myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that this treatment is safe and effective in these patients.   Some background Post-transplant cyclophosphamide (PTCy) is an immune system suppressant. It can be used after...

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Do stem cell transplants improve patients’ long-term survival?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the long-term survival of patients who received stem cell transplants (SCT) and compared them to the general population. The authors found that patients who received SCTs had almost the same chance of survival as the general population and identified factors that alter this chance. Some background Treatments such as...

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Do stem cell transplants improve patients’ long-term survival?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the long-term survival of patients who received stem cell transplants (SCT) and compared them to the general population. The authors found that patients who received SCTs had almost the same chance of survival as the general population and identified factors that alter this chance. Some background Treatments such as...

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Does stem cell transplantation affect the quality of life of older patients with NHL?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the quality of life reported by elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) after a stem cell transplant (SCT). The authors concluded that quality of life for these patients was very good following SCT. Some background Autologous SCT is the standard of care in first-line treatment for...

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Using alpha-interferon to treat residual chronic myeloid leukemia after transplantation

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of interferon-alpha (IntronA) treatment in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) with residual disease after transplantation. Researchers found that this treatment may be useful in patients with signs of disease after transplant. Some background Chronic myeloid leukemia is a cancer...

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Searching for participants with leukemia and lymphoma to try a new treatment before stem cell transplantation

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study will investigate the effects of high-pressure oxygen on the transplant of umbilical cord blood stem cells in patients with blood cancers. The main outcome that will be measured is the time it takes for white blood cells to recover after treatment. This trial is recruiting in New York, US. The details Stem cell transplant (SCT)...

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Evaluating ixazomib maintenance therapy for patients with multiple myeloma

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of ixazomib (Ninlaro) given after a stem cell transplant for patients with multiple myeloma (MM). This study concluded that ixazomib maintenance therapy is effective for these patients, with manageable side effects. Some background Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer of the bone marrow...

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Searching for patients to try a combination treatment for multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study will investigate the effects of carfilzomib (Kyprolis), pomalidomide (Pomalyst), and dexamethasone (Decadron) in multiple myeloma (MM). The main outcome that will be measured will be the percentage of patients who have no signs or symptoms of MM after treatment (completed response). This study is recruiting in Georgia, Unites...

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Bortezomib plus lenalidomide for patients with multiple myeloma a after stem cell transplant

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of bortezomib (Velcade) and lenalidomide (Revlimid) for patients with multiple myeloma after stem cell transplantation. This study found this combination is effective for these patients, with few side effects. Some background Multiple myeloma (MM) is a type of cancer...

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