Items Tagged ‘b-cell lymphoma’

February 24th, 2015

FDA Approves New Indication for Ibrutinib in Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today expanded the approved use of Imbruvica® (ibrutinib) for patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia, a rare type of B-cell lymphoma. Imbruvica® is the first therapy indicated specifically for Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia and previously received Breakthrough Therapy designation for this use. A type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia usually gets worse […]

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Tags: b-cell lymphoma, Breakthrough Therapy, ibrutinib, imbruvica, Indolent/Low Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia


May 28th, 2014

Lenalidomide Added to R-CHOP21 Therapy Shows High Response in Elderly, Untreated Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients

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Researchers reported in the journal The Lancet Oncology that the addition of lenalidomide to the standard R-CHOP21 regimen elicited a high response rate in elderly patients with untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. In addition, the combination therapy was deemed to be safe in this population. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most common form of non-Hodgkin […]

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Tags: Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, b-cell lymphoma, dlbcl, Follicular Lymphoma, Lymphoma, News, nhl, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma