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Second stem cell transplant using reduced intensity conditioning for leukemia or lymphoma

Second stem cell transplant using reduced intensity conditioning for leukemia or lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 25, 2020 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the outcomes of a second hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) after reduced-intensity conditioning (RIC) for patients with leukemia or lymphoma.  This study concluded that this treatment path is feasible and a good alternative for these patients.   Some background Allogenic hemopoietic...

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Impact of graft cryopreservation on allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant outcomes using post-transplant cyclophosphamide

Impact of graft cryopreservation on allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant outcomes using post-transplant cyclophosphamide

Posted by on Jun 21, 2020 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare outcomes of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (alloHSCT) using cryopreserved (frozen) and fresh grafts in patients with blood cancers who received post-transplant cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan).   This study concluded that cryopreservation (CP) does...

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How useful is preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy for fertility preservation in cancer patients?

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy (PGT-A) for fertility preservation (FP).  They found that PGT-A was useful in cancer patients attempting FP.  Some background Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is used to treat infertility. It is also an important option for cancer patients. Cancer...

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Searching for patients with different types of leukemia to test modified stem cell transplants donated by relatives

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial is examining the effectiveness of modified stem cell transplants (SCT) donated by patient relatives, which have certain immune cells removed to prevent transplant rejection in patients with leukemia and lymphoma. The main outcome will be the maximum dose of SCT that can be given safely and is effective. This study is recruiting...

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Examining azacitidine-based treatment approaches

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined 3 different azacitidine-based (Vidaza) treatment approaches for patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). Researchers reported that patients with CMML showed better treatment response when azacitidine was combined with lenalidomide (Revlimid). Some background Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group...

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