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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 radioimmunotherapy versus rituximab maintenance therapy in follicular lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of radioimmunotherapy versus rituximab (Rituxan) maintenance therapy in patients with follicular lymphoma (FL). This study concluded that radioimmunotherapy shows similar survival outcomes compared to rituximab maintenance therapy in patients with FL. Some background In patients with FL, rituximab...

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Does G-B treatment improve survival outcomes for patients with refractory follicular lymphoma?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of patients with indolent (painless) refractory (does not respond to treatment) non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) after G-B (obinutuzumab, bendamustine) treatment. This study concluded that G-B improved survival outcomes for NHL patients with similar side effects as bendamustine (Treanda)...

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Comparing health related quality of life between indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients treated with obinutuzumab plus bendamustine vs bendamustine alone

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the quality of life between indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients who are treated with obinutuzumab plus bendamustine or bendamustine alone. The study concluded that patients treated with obinutuzumab plus bendamustine experience prolonged quality of life compared to patients treated with bendamustine...

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Using obintuzumab plus CHOP or bendamustine to treat patients with follicular lymphoma

Posted by on Oct 14, 2017 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of obinutuzumab (Gazyva) plus CHOP chemotherapy vs obinutuzumab plus bendamustine (Treanda) in treating patients with follicular lymphoma. The study concluded that both obinutuzumab plus CHOP and obinutuzumab plus bendamustine are effective at treating patients with follicular...

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