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Combination of ublituximab, umbralisib and ibrutinib for patients with leukemia and lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the safety and effectiveness of ublituximab, umbralisib and ibrutinib combination in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).   This study concluded that this combination appears safe and effective for these patients.   Some background Patients...

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Evaluating rituximab maintenance therapy versus observation for follicular lymphoma

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of rituximab (Rituxan) maintenance therapy for patients with follicular lymphoma (FL) after frontline treatment with BR (bendamustine, rituximab). This study concluded that rituximab maintenance is effective for these patients. Some background Chemoimmunotherapy containing rituximab remains the...

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Evaluating rituximab plus lenalidomide for recurrent or non-responsive indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of rituximab (Rituxan) plus lenalidomide (Revlimid) for patients with recurrent or non-responsive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that lenalidomide was well-tolerated and improved the effectiveness of rituximab in these patients. Some background Follicular...

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The impact of graft-versus-lymphoma effect on outcomes after reduced intensity conditioned stem cell transplant

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the impact of the graft-versus-lymphoma effect on the outcomes for patients with lymphoma who are treated with reduced-intensity conditioning (RIC) with alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (allo-HSCT).  This study concluded that the graft-versus-lymphoma effect leads to...

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Searching for patients to try a new therapy for non-responsive lymphoma after stem-cell transplant.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study will investigate the effects of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) in patients with non-responsive lymphoma after a stem-cell transplant. The main outcome that will be measured is the time after treatment before patients experience cancer worsening. This trial is recruiting in the United States. The details Some patients with lymphoma lose...

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Evaluating ibrutinib plus nivolumab for relapsed or refractory non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Feb 24, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) plus nivolumab (Opdivo) for relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that this treatment was well-tolerated and showed promising effectiveness in these patients. Some background Treatment remains challenging for high-risk...

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Are patients with follicular lymphoma more likely to develop congestive heart failure?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if patients being treated for follicular lymphoma (FL) have an increased risk of developing congestive heart failure (CHF).  This study concluded that there is an increased risk of developing CHF in patients diagnosed with FL who received anthracyclines between the ages of 66-75.  Some background FL...

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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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