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What factors can predict the success of stem cell transplantation for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the risk factors associated with delayed engraftment (DE) in patients who had stem cell transplantation (SCT). The authors found that patients receiving blood transfusions, those with low platelet levels, and those given low numbers of stem cells during SCT were more likely to experience DE. Some background...

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The effect of uric acid levels on the outcomes of patients having an allogeneic stem cell transplant

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the association of uric acid levels before a stem cell transplant and patient outcomes. This study concluded that high uric acid levels before the transplant led to an increased mortality. Some background Uric acid is a product of metabolic breakdown and is a normal component of urine. It can also be...

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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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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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Which patients with mantle cell lymphoma may benefit from stem cell therapy?

Posted by on Aug 31, 2019 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed which patients with mantle cell lymphoma benefitted most from a stem cell transplant. Some background Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It can be challenging to treat. There is no single standard treatment for patients with MCL. However, for young and fit patients, intensive...

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Can immune profiling help predict outcomes for patients with NHL after a stem cell transplant?

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

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of filgrastim (Neupogen) treatment with versus without plerixafor (Mozobil) in patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) after a stem cell transplant. The authors concluded that certain immune cell biomarkers were associated with poorer long-term survival for these patients. Some...

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Evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the Shingrix vaccine for patients with lymphoma or leukemia

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the herpes zoster vaccine (Shingrix) in patients with blood cancer who are receiving anti-cancer therapy. This study concluded that the Shingrix vaccine was effective in these patients, with manageable side effects. Some background Shingles is caused by a virus called herpes zoster....

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Evaluating SCR chemotherapy for patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of a new chemotherapy regimen for patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that this regimen was highly effective for these patients, but was associated with some side effects. Some background For patients with NHL, age is one determining factor for treatment...

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Searching for patients with relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma to try a new cell therapy

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

In a nutshell This Phase 2 study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of a new T-cell therapy for B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) that has come back or stopped responding to treatment. The main outcomes to be measured will be the number of patients who experience side effects and overall response after treatment. This trial is recruiting...

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Managing side effects of ibrutinib treatment

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

In a nutshell This study summarised the side effects of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) and how to manage them.  Some background Ibrutinib is an FDA approved drug used to treat lymphoma and leukemia. It works on the immune cells in the body which may lead to many side effects. These include diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, bleeding, tiredness, and...

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