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Managing patients with limited-stage Hodgkin lymphoma by brentuximab vedotin based therapy

Managing patients with limited-stage Hodgkin lymphoma by brentuximab vedotin based therapy

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

In a nutshell The study evaluated if brentuximab-vedotin (BV; Adcetris) consolidation therapy can reduce the use of radiation therapy (RT) in patients with limited-stage (LS) Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors found that BV consolidation achieved good outcomes in such patients when given after ABVD therapy. Some background HL is a cancer of the...

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Which low-intensity chemotherapy is most effective for patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma receiving stem cell transplantation?

Posted by on May 10, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of three low-intensity chemotherapy combinations to treat patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) following stem cell transplantation (SCT). There were no significant differences between the three chemotherapy types in terms of patients’ survival and relapse. Some background...

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Can immunotherapy before stem cell transplant improve results for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effectiveness and safety of immunotherapy before stem cell transplantation (SCT) in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). The authors concluded that this therapy increased the time before HL worsened and did not increase side effects. Some background Immunotherapy, including anti-PD-1 treatment such as...

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10 year outcomes of early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at long-term outcomes of patients with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma according to different treatments. It found that patients who received both radiation and chemotherapy had improved long-term survival compared to either treatment alone. Some background At present, over 90% of patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma...

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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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Does omitting radiotherapy improve outcomes for patients with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the outcomes of removing radiotherapy from treatment for patients with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). This study concluded that radiotherapy improved survival without disease progression for patients while omitting it did not affect overall survival. Some background Chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy (RT)...

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Can a stem cell transplant improve outcomes of patients with cHL after nivolumab treatment?

Posted by on Feb 29, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the outcomes of a stem cell transplant after nivolumab (Opdivo) therapy in patients with classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cHL) that came back or stopped responding to treatment. This study concluded that nivolumab followed by stem cell transplant is safe and effective for these patients. Some background...

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Reviewing outcomes for children and adolescents with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 23, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed treatments and outcomes for children and adolescents with Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL). The authors found that chemotherapy alone was a common treatment and that outcomes have improved for these young patients. Some background Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL) is a cancer of the white blood cells. It can affect both...

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Evaluating ESHAO chemotherapy for patients with hard-to-treat Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Jan 19, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of ESHAOx chemotherapy for patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) that has come back or stopped responding to treatment. This study found that this regimen is effective, with manageable side effects. Some background Most patients with HL respond well to initial treatment. However, some...

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How effective is long-term brentuximab vedotin treatment for patients with recurrent or non-responding Hodgkin’s lymphoma?

Posted by on Jan 12, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated long-term treatment with brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) that has come back or stopped responding to treatment. This study concluded that this treatment had a long-term benefit for some patients. Some background Most patients with HL respond well to initial treatment....

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