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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 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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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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Evaluating mental performance in older survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated mental functioning in older survivors of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). This study concluded that these individuals may have some mental function decline and lower mental function compared to individuals who did not have cancer. Some background Research suggests that cancer treatments have been shown to cause...

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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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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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Risk of hepatitis B reactivation in patients with lymphomas receiving obinutuzumab or rituximab

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

In a nutshell This study looked at the risk of reactivating hepatitis B (HBV) infection in patients with lymphoma treated with obinutuzumab (Gazyva) or rituximab (Rituxan). Researchers found that HBV infection was reactivated in some of these patients but treatment options are available. Some background Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system....

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Does PET/CT scanning affect treatment and survival of patients with lymphoma?

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

In a nutshell This study examined the effect of PET/CT scanning on the treatment and survival of patients with lymphoma. Researchers found that PET/CT improved the management plan and survival of these patients. Some background PET/CT are types of scans that detect changes in cells and tissues inside the body. They can be used to check the sites of...

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