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.
We are speaking with Sonali Smith, MD, an associate professor of medicine and the director of the lymphoma program at the University of Chicago. At the ASH meeting, Dr. Smith will give a talk called “Emerging Biology Leading to New Therapies in Follicular Lymphoma.”
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.
Pembrolizumab has good activity, is safe and well-tolerated, and induces durable responses in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas, according to a study presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exposition.