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Impact of graft cryopreservation on allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant outcomes using post-transplant cyclophosphamide

Impact of graft cryopreservation on allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant outcomes using post-transplant cyclophosphamide

Posted by on Jun 21, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to compare outcomes of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (alloHSCT) using cryopreserved (frozen) and fresh grafts in patients with blood cancers who received post-transplant cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan). This study concluded that cryopreservation (CP) does not affect the outcomes of HSCT in these patients....

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Can immunotherapy increase the effectiveness of following treatments for patients with relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Can immunotherapy increase the effectiveness of following treatments for patients with relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on Jun 21, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if pre-treatment with immunotherapy could improve the effectiveness of following treatment for patients with hard-to-treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The results indicated that immunotherapies increased the effectiveness of other treatments such as chemotherapy for some patients. Some background While...

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How effective and safe is biological therapy rituximab for children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

How effective and safe is biological therapy rituximab for children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on Jun 21, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined if adding biological therapy rituximab (Rituxan) to chemotherapy improved treatment results for children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The results showed that rituximab improved patients’ chances of survival but also caused more side effects. Some background Treatment results for children with NHL have...

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Which chemotherapy combination causes less kidney damage to patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Posted by on May 9, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two chemotherapy combinations – R-DHAP and R-DHAOx – to see which caused less kidney damage in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The results showed that fewer patients receiving R-DHAOx developed poor kidney function than patients receiving R-DHAP. Some background Combinations of chemotherapy...

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How common are side effects of the heart in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma who receive CHOP or R-CHOP chemotherapy?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined how common side effects of the heart, including heart failure, were among patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma who received CHOP or R-CHOP chemotherapy. The results showed that only a minority developed side effects and that older patients and female patients were more likely to develop them. Some background Both...

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Do stem cell transplants improve patients’ long-term survival?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the long-term survival of patients who received stem cell transplants (SCT) and compared them to the general population. The authors found that patients who received SCTs had almost the same chance of survival as the general population and identified factors that alter this chance. Some background Treatments such as...

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Does immune cell boosting drug G-CSF reduce the effects of chemotherapy in different cancers?

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

In a nutshell This study examined the effects of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) given as a preventative measure in patients with high- and medium-risk cancer receiving chemotherapy. The results showed that preventative G-CSF allowed more patients to complete chemotherapy treatment and lowered patients’ chances of developing secondary...

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Evaluating the R-BAC regimen for patients with MCL that stops responding to TKI therapy

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the outcomes of the R-BAC (rituximab, bendamustine, cytarabine) regimen for patients with relapsed or unresponsive mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). This study concluded that R-BAC was effective for these patients. Some background MCL is a rare but aggressive type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). After initial...

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Evaluating Bendamustine-EAM conditioning chemotherapy for patients with mantle cell lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of bendamustine-EAM (Be-EAM) chemotherapy for patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) before a stem cell transplant. This study found that this regimen improved survival outcomes compared to standard regimens. Some background Stem cell transplants (SCT) remain the standard of care for...

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Evaluating high-dose cyclophosphamide for patients with hard-to-treat B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Posted by on Jan 12, 2020 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of high-dose cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) for the treatment of relapsed or unresponsive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that high-dose cyclophosphamide was safe and effective for these patients. Some background Chemotherapy regimens remain a standard treatment...

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Trends in outcomes of allogeneic transplantation for elderly patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of allogeneic stem cell transplants (allo-SCT) in elderly patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). This study found that allo-SCT has improved survival outcomes for these patients. Some background Allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) can be highly effective for patients with...

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