Items Tagged ‘hodgkin lymphoma’

March 22, 2018

FDA Approves Adcetris® in Combination with Chemotherapy for Previously Untreated Stage III or IV Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma

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CancerConnect News: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) in combination with chemotherapy in adult patients with previously untreated Stage III or IV classical Hodgkin lymphoma. The approval is based on the successful outcome of the ECHELON-1 clinical trial that compared Adcetris plus AVD (Adriamycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine) to ABVD […]

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Tags: adcetris, brentuximab, classical, hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Precision Cancer Medicine, vedotin


March 1, 2018

Addition of the Precision Cancer Medicine Adcetris Reduces the Risk of Treatment Failure in Advanced Hodgkin Lymphoma

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CancerConnect News: Patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) who were treated with a multi-drug regimen that included the precision cancer medicine Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) had a 23-percent reduction in the risk of disease progression, death, or the need for additional therapy, compared with patients who received the standard treatment for advanced HL.1 Hodgkin’s lymphoma is […]

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Tags: ABVD, adcetris, brentuximab, hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, News, Precision Cancer Medicine, vedotin