Lymphoma

James Conner Says Doctors Gave Him Dire Prognosis Without Cancer Treatment

Steelers running back James Conner learned of his cancer diagnosis in 2015. He recently revealed that his stage two Hodgkin’s lymphoma was caught in the nick of time. Doctors found tumors in his neck and chest, and then the news got worse....
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High Doses Of 60 Plus-year-old Chemo Drug Found To Spur Immune System Attack On Lymphoma

Cyclophosphamide, a mainstay of chemotherapy for many cancers, acts as both chemotherapy and immunotherapy at high doses, study finds.
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Immunotherapy-chemo Combo Based On Work Of Roswell Park's Dr. Ben Seon Gets Fda Approval

A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Food And Drug Administration, Oncology

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Sjögren's Syndrome Differs In Minorities

(MedPage Today) -- High rates in American Indians, and lymphoma-linked pattern more common in African Americans
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Hbv Tied To Non-liver Digestive-tract Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Study found heightened risk for stomach, colorectal, oral, and pancreatic cancer, as well as lymphoma
Related topics: Liver Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oral Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Colorectal Cancer

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Polivy Chemoimmunotherapy Regimen Approved To Treat Dlbcl

TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 -- Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq), a novel antibody-drug conjugate, received approval to treat patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in combination with bendamustine and rituximab, the U.S. Food and Drug...

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Chemoimmunotherapy Regimen Approved To Treat Dlbcl

MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- Polivy (polatuzumab vedotin-piiq), a novel antibody-drug conjugate, received approval to treat patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in combination with bendamustine and rituximab, the U.S. Food and Drug...

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Lymphoma Trial Finds Combination Targeted Therapy Effective Prior To Chemotherapy

Results of a Phase II clinical trial revealed that combination targeted therapy, consisting of rituximab, lenalidomide and ibrutinib (RLI), had an 84.6 percent overall response rate (ORR) and 38.5% complete response rate (CRR) when given prior to...
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Chemotherapy, Cancer

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Revlimid Combo Ok'd For Relapsed Indolent Lymphoma

(MedPage Today) -- Approved with rituximab after one prior systemic therapy

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New Evidence Supports Surgery For Rare Type Of Brain Lymphoma

Researchers have identified a distinct subtype of primary central nervous system (PCNS) lymphoma that should be considered for surgical removal, suggesting a major shift in how this type of tumor is evaluated and managed.
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Medical Research, Cancer

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Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation In Non-hodgkin Lymphoma: Benefit Remains Unclear

Meaningful studies are lacking for certain patient groups. Disease-specific registries could help close the data gap.
Related topics: Stem Cells

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How This Physician Does Her Job While Grieving

Two years ago, something happened that — not to be overly dramatic — changed my life, including my everyday experience of my job as an emergency specialist. My older brother, Martin died of a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin’s...

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Abby Lee Miller Reveals She's Cancer-free: 'i Feel Like I Have More To Do'

Abby Lee Miller is cancer-free! The 52-year-old Dance Moms star opened up about her cancer battle and her plans for the future in a new interview with People, a year after being diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma. “The cancer is completely gone,”...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Zebrafish Help Researchers Explore Alternatives To Bone Marrow Donation

Blood diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma are currently treated with bone marrow transplants—a transfer of blood stem cells from a healthy person to a patient in need. But the demand for patient-matched blood stem cells far exceeds their...
Related topics: Medical Research, Blood Donation, Leukemia, Stem Cells

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Fda Approves Venetoclax For Chronic, Small Lymphocytic Leukemia

THURSDAY, May 16, 2019 -- Venetoclax (VENCLEXTA) has been approved to treat adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday. Data from CLL14, a...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Leukemia

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[david Bernstein] The Crazy Verdicts Against Bayer/monsanto In The Roundup Litigation

On Monday, a California jury ruled against Monsanto in a case alleged that the herbicide Roundup caused a couple's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The jury awarded $55 million in compensatory damages, and an additional $2 billion in punitive damages. This...
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Why Lymphoma Patients May Become Resistant To Specific Therapy

Researchers have discovered a mechanism of drug resistance to Venetoclax®, also known as ABT-199, a BCL-2 targeting drug commonly used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia. Their findings also suggest a possible...
Related topics: Medical Research, Leukemia

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Why Hodgkin's Lymphoma Cells Grow Uncontrollably

Although classical Hodgkin's lymphoma is generally easily treatable today, many aspects of the disease still remain a mystery. A team has now identified an important signaling molecule in the biology of this lymphoma: LTA. It helps the cancer to...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Model Predicts Progression Risk For Rare Type Of Lymphoma

FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 -- A publicly available model can identify patients with asymptomatic Waldenström macroglobulinemia (AWM) at high risk for progression, according to a study published online April 16 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Mark...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Her Cancer Could Return — But This Dj Still Lives Her Life Fearlessly

Quiana Parks was diagnosed with lymphoma at the age 19. Despite beating the disease, Parks fell into a deep depression. But, a deep love for DJing and painting saved her life and motivated her to live without fear.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Depression

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