Lymphoma

Beyond Transplant, Car Therapy For Relapsed Dlbcl

(MedPage Today) -- Despite representing a treatment success story, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) still accounts for the largest lymphoma burden worldwide, and cure remains out of reach for many patients, a review by a lymphoma specialist...

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Possible Genetic Link Found Between Hypothyroidism And Development Of Canine T-zone Lymphoma

A genetic mutation might be the reason dogs with hypothyroidism are less likely to develop T-zone lymphoma (TZL). That's the finding from Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Colorado State University who tried to identify genetic risk...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Pra Health (prah) Inks Deal With Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Related topics: Leukemia, Medical Research

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Carla Suarez Navarro Announces Hodgkin Lymphoma Diagnosis

Carla Suarez Navarro has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. In a video posted on Twitter, Suarez Navarro announced she received her diagnosis a few days ago and will need ...
Related topics: Health Videos, Social Media

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Few U.s. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: Study

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 -- There's a low level of awareness among American women about a form of lymphoma that can occur around breast implants, a new study finds. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is an immune...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Low Muscle Mass, Density Linked To Shorter Survival In Dlbcl

TUESDAY, July 28, 2020 -- For patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the combination of low muscle mass (LMM) and low muscle density (LMD) is an independent prognostic factor for survival, according to a study published in the July...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Tecartus Approved For Treatment Of Mantle Cell Lymphoma

MONDAY, July 27, 2020 -- Tecartus (brexucabtagene autoleucel) received approval for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in patients who have not responded to other treatment types or relapsed following treatment, the U.S. Food and Drug...

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Lymphoma Survivors At Risk For Developing Chronic Kidney Disease

MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- Lymphoma survivors are at substantial long-term risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) development, according to a study published online July 11 in Leukemia & Lymphoma. Sanjal H. Desai, M.D., from the Medstar...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Medical Research, Leukemia

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Most Women Unaware Of Breast Implant-related Lymphoma

MONDAY, July 6, 2020 -- Only a minority of American women have heard of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and understand its association with breast implants, according to a study published in the July issue of...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Incidence Of Vte, Major Bleeding High In Primary Cns Lymphoma

MONDAY, June 29, 2020 -- The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and major bleeding is high among patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL), according to a study published online June 23 in Leukemia & Lymphoma. Anjlee...
Related topics: Medical Research, Leukemia

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Engineered Immune Cells Recognize, Attack Human And Mouse Solid-tumor Cancer Cells

CAR-T therapy has been used successfully in patients with blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia. It modifies a patient's own T-cells by adding a piece of an antibody that recognizes unique features on the surface of cancer cells. In a new...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Leukemia, Medical Research

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Personal Side Of 'virtual'; Vitamin D Checks Toxicity? Patients Get A Voice

(MedPage Today) -- An oncologist reflects on the differences between in-person and virtual patient visits. (JCO: Art of Oncology) The FDA expanded approval of selinexor (Xpovio) to include adults with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell...
Related topics: Vitamins, Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Clinical Challenges: Post-transplant Consolidation In Hodgkin's

(MedPage Today) -- Following autologous stem cell transplant, many patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma at high risk for relapse are eligible for brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) consolidation, but as the agent moves to earlier lines of therapy,...
Related topics: Stem Cells

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Roundup Maker To Pay $10 Billion To Settle Cancer Suits

Bayer faced tens of thousands of claims linking the weedkiller to cases of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Some of the money is set aside for future cases.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Epizyme Gets Fda Nod For Tazverik Snda In Follicular Lymphoma

Epizyme Inc. EPZM announced that the FDA has approved the supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for lead drug,Tazverik (tazemetostat), for two distinct follicular lymphoma (FL) indications. The indications include adult patients with relapsed or...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Clinical Challenges: Indolent Mantle Cell Lymphoma

(MedPage Today) -- Patients who present with indolent mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) have a better prognosis and can often defer treatment for months or sometimes years, but evidence on the best approach for this subgroup is sparse. "Mantle cell...

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Revised Chemo Regimen For Burkitt Lymphoma Cuts Toxicity But Not Efficacy

]]>(MedPage Today) -- A less toxic, dose-adjusted regimen of etoposide, prednisone, vincristine, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and rituximab (DA-EPOCH-R) was effective in treating adults with Burkitt lymphoma, investigators have...
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer

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Car T-cell Therapy Impresses In Indolent Nhl

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Almost 100% of patients with relapsed/refractory indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma (iNHL) responded to treatment with the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel, Yescarta), data from an...

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The Fight Goes On: Clinical Trial Shows Promising New Treatment For Rare Blood Cancer

Although lymphoma is one of the most common types of blood cancer, it has a rare subtype for which no effective treatment regimens are known. For the first time, researchers have conducted clinical trials for a new treatment protocol and report it...
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Big Sky Health Raises $8 Million To Nurture Its Intermittent Fasting, Meditation, And Alcohol...

Mike Maser, a serial entrepreneur, has been focused on longevity since well before being diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkins lymphoma more than five years ago. But he understandably took much greater interest in the potential role of fasting as a...
Related topics: Alcohol

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