Items Tagged ‘Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma’

June 20th, 2016

CAR Therapy Effective in Advanced Lymphoma

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According to results of several presentations at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) therapies appear to have significant anti-cancer activity among patients with different types of lymphomas. This type of treatment is continuing to produce impressive results, and is demonstrating effectiveness in several different types […]

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Tags: Advanced Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, asco, CAR, CAR T, chimeric antigen receptor, Follicular Lymphoma, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


December 17th, 2014

HIV-Positive Patients with Lymphoma Should No Longer be Excluded From Receiving Blood Stem Cell Transplants as Treatment

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HIV-positive patients with lymphoma were previously excluded from receiving autologous blood stem cell transplants as treatment, because of concern that these patients’ compromised immune systems would have a higher risk of infection and poor graft function due to their need for HIV medications. Results from the clinical trial, presented at the American Society of Hematology […]

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Tags: Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Follicular Lymphoma, General HIV Related Cancers, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, hiv, hiv cancer, HIV Related Cancers, Indolent/Low Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, nhl


September 4th, 2014

Adding Revlimid to R-CHOP May Improve Outomes of Selected Patients with NHL

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The results of a recently completed study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology indicate that the addition of Revlimid® (lenalidomide) to R-CHOP the standard treatment for non hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) can overcome the negative prognostic effect of the non–germinal B-cell phenotype in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma which is associated with significantly worse outcomes with […]

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Tags: Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, News, nhl, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, revlimid


September 3rd, 2014

Anti-CD19 Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cells Reported to be Effective in Aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kite Pharma, Inc., (Nasdaq:KITE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT™) products for the treatment of cancer, announced the publication of clinical results in a cohort of patients demonstrating the potential to treat aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma with an anti-CD19 chimeric […]

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Tags: Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, anti-CD19, dlbcl, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, nhl, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, T cell therapy


November 12th, 2013

Treatment with Early Stem Cell Transplant Improves Outcomes in Aggressive NHL

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Early autologous stem cell transplantation resulted in improved progression-free survival in patients with high-intermediate risk or high-risk disease who experienced a response to induction therapy, according to the results of a study published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) is a form of cancer that begins in the cells of the […]

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Tags: Autologous Stem Cell Transplant, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Stem Cell Transplant


September 4th, 2013

Celiac Disease Associated with Higher Risk of Lymphoma

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Individuals with celiac disease have an increased risk of lymphoma, particularly if they have a condition known as persistent villous atrophy, according to the results of a large cohort study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.[1] Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine characterized by intolerance to gluten, which is a […]

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Tags: Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Follicular Lymphoma, Health and Wellness, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Indolent/Low Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Screening/Prevention Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, T-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


March 14th, 2012

Lymphoma During Pregnancy Can Have Good Outcomes

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Among women who are diagnosed with lymphoma during pregnancy, the outcomes for both mother and baby are often good. This was true for women who began lymphoma treatment during the second or third trimester of pregnancy, as well as women who deferred treatment until after delivery. These results were presented at the 2011 annual meeting […]

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Tags: Advanced Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Early Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Follicular Lymphoma, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Indolent/Low Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, T-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


May 23rd, 2011

Many Patients with “Chemo Brain” Recover within Five Years

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A study of “chemo brain”—the foggy thinking and forgetfulness that patients may experience after chemotherapy—suggests that the condition improves substantially over time for a majority of patients. For some patients, however, symptoms may persist for more than five years after treatment. These findings were recently reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Chemo brain refers […]

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Advanced Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant, Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Chronic Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Early Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma


March 15th, 2010

Children and Teens Have Better NHL Survival than Young Adults

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Even after accounting for stage at diagnosis and subtype of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), children and teens with NHL have better survival than young adults with NHL. These results were published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) is a form of cancer that begins in the cells of the lymph system. […]

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Tags: Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Indolent/Low Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, T-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


September 29th, 2008

Survival Rates Improving in Childhood Hematologic Cancers

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Survival Rates Improving in Childhood Hematologic Cancers Five- and 10-year survival rates in childhood hematalogic cancers have significantly improved since 1990, according to the results of a study recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Approximately 40% of childhood cancers are classified as hematalogic cancers. Hematologic cancers are cancers of the blood […]

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Advanced Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Early Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Indolent/Low Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma