01-04-2020 | Oncology | News | Article
Apixaban supported for treatment of cancer-related VTE
The direct oral anticoagulant apixaban is noninferior to subcutaneous dalteparin for the treatment of cancer-related venous thromboembolism, without an associated increase in the risk for major bleeding, suggest phase 3 trial results.
05-12-2018 | Lymphoma | News | Article
Durable response to tisagenlecleucel shown in DLBCL
Heavily pretreated adults with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma respond well to treatment with the chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy tisagenlecleucel, show results of the pivotal JULIET trial.
19-10-2018 | Oncology | News | Article
Post-induction PET predicts outcome in follicular lymphoma
Patients with follicular lymphoma who achieve a positron emission tomography-determined complete response to induction immunochemotherapy have a significantly better prognosis than those with a non-complete response, research shows.
17-10-2018 | Oncology | News | Article
Duvelisib offers treatment alternative for patients with CLL/SLL
The oral, dual inhibitor of phosphoinositide 3-kinase-δ and –γ duvelisib significantly delays disease progression or death compared with ofatumumab in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma, data from the DUO trial show.
28-09-2018 | Oncology | News | Article
In other news: Hematologic cancer focus
This month we round-up four hematologic cancer trials, two looking at treatment options for older and younger patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, and two evaluating treatments for smoldering and relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Read on to find out more.
07-09-2018 | Lymphoma | News | Article
Circulating tumor DNA predicts DLBCL outcomes
Pretreatment levels of circulating tumor DNA, as well as changes during therapy, are independently prognostic of outcomes in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and can add to established risk factors, findings indicate.
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