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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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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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Searching for participants to try a new combination of targeted therapy for relapsed or non-responsive B-cell lymphomas.

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

In a nutshell This study is investigating the effectiveness of a new combination of treatments, nivolumab (Opdivo) and varlilumab (CDX-1127), for non-responsive, aggressive B-cell lymphomas. The main outcome that will be measured is the proportion of patients that respond to treatment (overall response rate). This trial is recruiting in the US. The...

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Is rituximab treatment effective in patients with aggressive B-cell lymphoma who are overweight?

Posted by on Dec 30, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of rituximab (Rituxan)-containing chemotherapy in the treatment of patients with B-cell lymphoma who are overweight. Researchers found that overweight patients treated with rituximab-containing treatment have improved outcomes. Some background B-cell lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system....

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Rituximab treatment for elderly patients with aggressive B-cell lymphomas

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the impact of rituximab treatment and gene mutations on the outcomes for elderly patients who did not respond to first line chemotherpy. The study concluded that patients who experienced treatment failure after first line rituximab and chemotherapy had poor outcomes, but rituximab improved patient outcomes when...

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Effect of weight on patient outcomes for patients with aggressive B-cell lymphomas

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the impact being overweight or obese had on outcomes for elderly patients with B-cell lymphomas. The study concluded that female patients who were obese had worse outcomes than those who were not obese.  Some background Being overweight or obese can have negative effects on health. People who are obese have...

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