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Monitoring of asparaginase treatments for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the activity of two types of asparaginase drugs in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or non-Hodgkin lymphoma. This study concluded that this type of treatment needs close monitoring for optimal effectiveness. Some background Asparaginase (ASNase) is a drug used in the treatment of...

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Comparing different sources for stem cell transplantation for patients with lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of patients with lymphoma who had an allogeneic stem cell transplant with different sources of stem cells. This study found that stem cells from a matching donor had better outcomes compared to those from unrelated cord blood. Some background Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is one type of stem cell...

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Is R-CVP safer and more effective than R-CHOP for patients with painless NHL?

Posted by on Feb 5, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of two different chemotherapy regimens for patients with indolent (painless) non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study found that the R-CVP regimen was similarly effective and had fewer side effects compared to R-CHOP for these patients. Some background Chemoimmunotherapy is the...

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Comparing chemotherapy dosing approaches for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma before a stem cell transplant

Posted by on Nov 28, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated two different dosing approaches for busulfan (Busilvex) chemotherapy for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) before an autologous stem cell transplant (SCT). The authors found that personalizing treatment dose for these patients was more effective than conventional weight-based dosing. Some background...

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Does stem cell transplantation affect the quality of life of older patients with NHL?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the quality of life reported by elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) after a stem cell transplant (SCT). The authors concluded that quality of life for these patients was very good following SCT. Some background Autologous SCT is the standard of care in first-line treatment for...

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Searching for patients with relapsed/unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma to test an experimental antibody drug

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study is examining the effects of IGM-2323 for certain types of relapsed/unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The main outcomes that will be measured are the side effects experienced by patients and the effectiveness of treatment. This trial is recruiting in the United States. The details Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a...

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Lymphoma transformation risk in patients with advanced follicular lymphoma

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the frequency of lymphoma transformation in patients with advanced-stage follicular lymphoma (FL) after treatment with BR (bendamustine, rituximab). This study concluded these patients might be at risk for lymphoma transformation after initial treatment. Some background FL is the second most common type of...

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

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 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 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 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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Fertility options for female patients with lymphoma or leukemia

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed different options to preserve or restore fertility in female patients with lymphoma or leukemia. Some background Impaired reproductive function is one possible side effect of aggressive chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer. In severe cases, intensive anti-cancer treatment can lead to fertility loss. 7 to 9% of...

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Evaluating the risk of secondary cancers from infections in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Aug 3, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether there is a link between the type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and the development of secondary cancer due to certain infections.  The authors concluded that patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) or marginal zone lymphoma (MZL) may be at risk for developing a second type of...

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