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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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Looking for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia to test acalabrutinib-obinutuzumab combination

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

In a nutshell This phase 2 trial is evaluating the effectiveness of acalabrutinib (Calquence) with or without obinutuzumab (Gazyva) for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The main outcome to be measured will be the number of patients who have a complete disappearance of all signs of cancer. This study is being conducted in Phoenix, Arizona,...

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Is entospletinib an effective treatment for relapsed or unresponsive chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if entospletinib can be used as a treatment for relapsed or unresponsive chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). This study concluded entospletinib has disease reducing activity in patients with CLL, where previous treatment has failed. Some background Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a cancer of the bone marrow. It...

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Searching for patients to test a combination of targeted therapies for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Posted by on Mar 9, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) and obinutuzumab (Gazyva) with or without venetoclax (Venclexta) in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The main outcome to be measured will be survival without cancer growing or spreading. This trial is recruiting in various places around the...

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Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study was a review of the most recent guidelines of diagnosis and treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that has transformed into aggressive lymphoma. Some background Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and immune system. Over time, it may develop into a cancer of the immune tissues called a...

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