For the first time, a study shows that using an immunomodulatory agent as maintenance therapy prolongs progression-free survival for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after first-line treatment with rituximab plus CHOP.
Ibrutinib can be safely combined with lenalidomide and rituximab in patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to a new study presented at the American Society of Hematology 58th Annual Meeting and Exposition, held December 3–6.
Brentuximab vedotin (BV) induces significantly superior clinical outcomes in patients with CD30-expressing cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) as compared with physician's choice with methotrexate or bexarotene, according to a new study presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition, held December 3–6, 2016.
Obinutuzumab-based therapy is superior to rituximab-based therapy in patients with previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma.
As part of OncoTherapy Network’s coverage of the 58th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), held December 3–6 in San Diego, California, we spoke with Sean Tracy, MD, PhD, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
As part of OncoTherapy Network’s coverage of the 58th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), held December 3–6 in San Diego, California, we spoke with oncologist Nicholas J. Short, MD, of the Division of Cancer Medicine at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston.
As part of our coverage of the ASH Annual Meeting held December 3rd to 6th in San Diego, today we are speaking with Kim Nichols, MD, director of the Cancer Predisposition Division at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. At this year’s meeting, Dr. Nichols will be participating in a session on genetic susceptibility to leukemia.