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Can FDG-PET/CT help predict T-cell therapy outcomes for patients with B-cell NHL?

Can FDG-PET/CT help predict T-cell therapy outcomes for patients with B-cell NHL?

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the role of PET/CT scanning in the treatment of patients with recurrent or hard-to-treat B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) after T-cell therapy. This study found that PET/CT scanning helped predict the effectiveness and side effects of treatment for these patients. Some background Chemoimmunotherapy...

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Do patients with B-cell lymphoma respond properly to the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

Do patients with B-cell lymphoma respond properly to the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the use and response of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). It found that patients with NHL undergoing treatment with rituximab (Rituxan)/obinutuzumab (Gazyva) had a poorer immune response to this vaccine, compared to patients without...

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Selecting treatment regimen for newly diagnosed advanced stage follicular lymphoma.

Selecting treatment regimen for newly diagnosed advanced stage follicular lymphoma.

Posted by on Aug 29, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study evaluated the association of interleukin-2 (IL2) receptor (R) levels in the blood (a protein present on immune cells) in selecting a treatment for advanced-stage follicular lymphoma with a low tumor burden (FL-LTB). The study showed that patients with high IL-2R levels had better survival when treated with...

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Searching for patients with unresponsive B-cell lymphoma to trial an experimental treatment.

Searching for patients with unresponsive B-cell lymphoma to trial an experimental treatment.

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to assess the safety and effectiveness of an experimental drug, CYT-0851 in the treatment of B-cell and solid tumors, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), that have come back or are no longer responsive to treatments. The main outcomes to be measured are the side effects and the overall response to the treatment. This trial...

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Evaluating long-term effectiveness and safety of venetoclax patients with for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Evaluating long-term effectiveness and safety of venetoclax patients with for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Jul 11, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This early study looked at the long-term results of the targeted treatment venetoclax (Venclexta) for patients with relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). It found that venetoclax is a safe and effective treatment and that some patients have a durable response. Some background NHL is a group of cancers of a type of white blood...

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Copanlisib plus rituximab improves survival in patients with relapsed painless non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Copanlisib plus rituximab improves survival in patients with relapsed painless non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Posted by on May 22, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reported the effectiveness and safety outcomes of copanlisib (Aliqopa) and rituximab (Rituxan) combination for the treatment of patients with relapsed indolent (painless) non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The data showed that this combination improved the outcomes of these patients with manageable side effects. Some background...

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Comparing two doses of radiotherapy for slow-growing non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

Comparing two doses of radiotherapy for slow-growing non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors compared a high-dose radiation (24 Gy) in 12 parts with a low-dose radiation (4 Gy) in 2 parts in patients with slow-growing non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs). The study found that the best radiotherapy dose for slow-growing NHLs is 24 Gy in 12 parts after a 5-year follow-up. Some background The current standard of care for...

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Comparing rituximab to newer anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies for induction therapy of CD20+ B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Comparing rituximab to newer anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies for induction therapy of CD20+ B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Posted by on Feb 28, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare standard therapy Rituximab (Rituxan) to newer anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) such as obinutuzumab (Gazyva), ofatumumab (Arzerra), 131I-tositumomab (Bexxar), and 90Y-ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin) for the treatment of patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas (B-NHL). The authors concluded...

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How effective is rituximab, bendamustine, mitoxantrone (R-BM) and rituximab consolidation as a treatment regimen for elderly patients with advanced follicular lymphoma?

How effective is rituximab, bendamustine, mitoxantrone (R-BM) and rituximab consolidation as a treatment regimen for elderly patients with advanced follicular lymphoma?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate if rituximab (Rituxan), bendamustine (Treanda), and mitoxantrone (Novantrone) or R-BM followed by rituximab consolidation was a safe and effective treatment in older patients with follicular lymphoma (FL). The authors concluded that this treatment provided durable responses and was well tolerated in...

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Is rituximab maintenance effective long-term for follicular lymphoma after an autologous stem cell transplant?

Is rituximab maintenance effective long-term for follicular lymphoma after an autologous stem cell transplant?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors reviewed rituximab (Rituxan) maintenance (RM) therapy in patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma (FL) treated with an autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT). The study found that RM after ASCT delayed FL relapse after a 12-year follow up. Some background Rituximab and chemotherapy have improved the outcomes of...

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Long-term outcomes of idelalisib treatment for patients with relapsed painless lymphoma

Long-term outcomes of idelalisib treatment for patients with relapsed painless lymphoma

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reported the long-term effectiveness and safety outcomes of treatment with idelalisib (Zydelig) after a longer follow-up of patients with indolent (painless) non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The data showed that idelalisib treatment improved the overall survival of these patients in the long-term. Some background Non-Hodgkin...

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Effects of high-dose therapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a resource-limited country

Effects of high-dose therapy and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a resource-limited country

Posted by on Dec 6, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study analyzed outcomes of high-dose therapy (HDT) with autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in a resource-limited country and evaluated whether upfront AHSCT could be an effective treatment. The authors found promising outcomes of this treatment in a resource-limited...

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