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Stem cell transplant in patients in second complete remission with core binding factor acute myeloid leukemia.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of allogeneic transplantation in patients with core-binding factor acute myeloid leukemia in second complete remission.   This study concluded that transplant was effective in a large proportion of these patients.   Some background Core binding factor acute myeloid...

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Surviving cancer – is there a greater risk of cardiovascular disease long-term?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if there is a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in cancer survivors.  They found that cancer survivors have a higher risk of CVD. Some background Improved cancer detection and treatment has increased the rates of survival. The number of cancer survivors living for more than 10 years is growing. Some...

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Evaluating the TLI-ATG conditioning regimen before allogeneic stem cell transplantation in patients with lymphoma or leukemia

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of total lymphoid irradiation and anti-thymocyte globulin (TLI-ATG) conditioning before stem cell transplantation (SCT) in patients with lymphoma or leukemia. This study concluded that this regimen was well-tolerated and effective, especially for patients who had multiple lines of prior...

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Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the Shingrix vaccine for patients with leukemia or lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the herpes zoster vaccine (Shingrix) in patients with blood cancer who are receiving anti-cancer therapy. This study concluded that the Shingrix vaccine was effective in these patients, with manageable side effects. Some background Shingles is caused by a virus called herpes zoster....

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Looking for patients with relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia to test a new targeted therapy drug

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

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of crenolanib after salvage chemotherapy for relapsed or unresponsive acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with FLT3 activating mutations. The main outcome would be survival without complications from leukemia 3 years after the treatment has finished. The details AML is a type of blood...

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Evaluating strategies to preserve fertility in cancer patients

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

In a nutshell This study investigated female fertility preservation (FFP) in cancer patients. They found that FFP should be discussed with all women of reproductive age undergoing cancer treatment. Some background Cancer can have many negative effects on patient health. Infertility is a particular concern for younger female patients. Pregnancy rates...

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Searching for patients to try a new treatment combination for untreated acute myeloid leukemia.

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is searching for patients to try a combination of glasdegib (Daurismo) with azacitidine (Vidaza) for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that has not been treated. The main outcome that will be measured is overall survival. The details Different anti-cancer drugs can be used in different combinations and may have different effects....

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The negative impact of aspergillosis in acute leukemia

Posted by on Jun 22, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the impact of aspergillosis lung infection on the outcomes of patients with acute leukemia. Researchers found that this infection can reduce survival in these patients. Some background Acute leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow. This leads to an abnormal immune system. Aspergillosis is a fungal infection that...

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