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Evaluating the impact of quality of life at diagnosis on patient outcomes for aggressive lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated whether quality of life (QOL) scores impact outcomes for patients with aggressive lymphoma. This study concluded that QOL scores at diagnosis may predict survival outcomes for these patients. Some background The International Prognostic Index (IPI) is the most widely used tool to predict survival outcomes for...

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Predicting the effects of stem cell transplant in older patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of stem cell transplant for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in older patients. The main finding was that patients who responded to chemotherapy had better outcomes after stem cell transplant. Some background Stem cell transplant is often used to treat NHL. This involves the transfer of healthy cells to a...

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Comparing outcomes after adding two doses of rituximab to R-CHOP chemotherapy for aggressive B-cell lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of six versus eight doses of rituximab (Rituxan) in R-CHOP (rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone) chemotherapy for patients with aggressive B-cell lymphoma. This study concluded that adding two extra doses of rituximab to R-CHOP had similar outcomes in these...

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Evaluating the impact of early PET/CT scanning on survival in patients with lymphoma after stem cell transplant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the impact of early FDG PET/CT scanning on the survival of patients with lymphoma after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (alloSCT). This study concluded that having positive scan results at 3 months after alloSCT may highly predict relapse and poor survival in these patients. Some background An alloSCT is a...

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Evaluating a new targeted therapy with or without itacitinib for relapsed or refractory lymphoma

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of a new targeted therapy (INCB040093) with or without itacitinib in patients with relapsed or refractory (does not respond to treatment) lymphoma. This study concluded that this new agent was well-tolerated and showed promising effectiveness in these patients.  Some background...

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Evaluating the impact of autoimmune conditions on the outcomes of patients with lymphoma

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the impact of autoimmune conditions on the outcomes of patients with lymphoma. This study concluded that these conditions may negatively impact survival outcomes for these patients. Some background Autoimmune conditions are a group of diseases where the immune system attacks the body’s healthy tissues. One...

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Evaluating lenalidomide plus everolimus for relapsed or refractory lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 28, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of lenalidomide (Revlimid) plus everolimus (Afinitor) in pretreated patients with relapsed (recurrent) or refractory (does not respond to treatment) lymphoma. This study concluded that this combination was well-tolerated and showed promising effectiveness in these patients. Some...

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Evaluating Zevalin followed by stem cell transplantation for relapsed or refractory NHL

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin) followed by high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) in patients with relapsed (cancer recurrence) or refractory (does not respond to treatment) non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that ibritumomab tiuxetan...

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Evaluating the impact of omitting vincristine on the outcomes of patients with DLBCL

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether the omission of vincristine (Oncovin) from the R-CHOP (rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisone) regimen affects survival in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). This study concluded that omitting vincristine does not affect survival in these patients. Some background...

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