Early Stage Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Pass It On: July is National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month (September 1, 2016)

Leukemia and lymphoma are both hematologic malignancies, meaning that they involve the blood or bone marrow. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that there will be 60,140 new cases of leukemia... Continue Reading

Ask the Expert: Blood Cancer Treatment Progress & What’s Next (October 7, 2015)

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert: Blood Cancer Treatment Progress & What’s Next In this informative web chat, Jacqueline Barrientos, MD discusses blood cancer prevalence, evolution of blood... Continue Reading

Post-Transplant Adcetris® Improves Treatment of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is Likely to Become New Standard of Care (December 12, 2014)

CancerConnect News– The use of post stem cell transplant (SCT) maintenance therapy with Adcetris® (brentuximab vedotin) significantly improved progression-free survival in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (HL)... Continue Reading

Radiation Therapy Improves 10-Year Survival for Patients With Early Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (October 30, 2014)

According to a large observational study based on the National Cancer Database (NCDB), adding consolidation radiation therapy to chemotherapy significantly improves 10-year survival in patients with stage... Continue Reading

September Is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month (September 5, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of blood cancer educational programs for national blood cancer awareness month. As the month of September brings blood... Continue Reading

Rituxan Active in Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (February 26, 2014)

Rituxan® (rituximab) was active in previously treated and untreated patients with nodular lymphocyte–predominant Hodgkin lymphoma, according to the results of a phase II study published in the Journal... Continue Reading

Children with Favorable-Risk Hodgkin’s Lymphoma May Benefit from Limited Radiation Therapy (July 6, 2012)

Children with favorable-risk Hodgkin’s lymphoma who achieve a complete early response to chemotherapy may not require radiation therapy or may undergo limited radiation therapy, according to the results... Continue Reading

Lymphoma During Pregnancy Can Have Good Outcomes (March 14, 2012)

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... Continue Reading

Chemotherapy Alone Effective for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (February 10, 2012)

Among patients with Stage IA or IIA nonbulky Hodgkin’s lymphoma, treatment with chemotherapy alone resulted in better overall survival than treatment that included radiation therapy. These results were... Continue Reading

Limited Therapy May Cure a Significant Fraction of Pediatric Patients with Early-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma (June 13, 2011)

At the 2011 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, researchers involved in the Pediatric Oncology Study Group (POG) reported that selected pediatric patients with stage I and II Hodgkin... Continue Reading

Many Patients with “Chemo Brain” Recover within Five Years (May 23, 2011)

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.... Continue Reading

Hodgkin’s Survivors: Increased Fatigue, Cardiac, and Thyroid Complications (October 14, 2010)

According to an article published in the Annals of Oncology, survivors of Hodgkin’s lymphoma have a significantly increased rate of cardiac and thyroid complications than their siblings. In addition,... Continue Reading

Reduced-intensity Treatment May be Effective for Early Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (August 27, 2010)

Among patients with early-stage Hodgkin’s lymphoma and a favorable prognosis, it may be possible to reduce the number of chemotherapy cycles and the dose of radiation therapy without adversely affecting... Continue Reading

Study Confirms that Radiation Therapy Is Not Necessary in Patients with Favorable, Limited-stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (April 5, 2010)

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Center have confirmed prior studies that indicate chemotherapy alone is safe and effective for the treatment of early-stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in appropriate patients.... Continue Reading

September Is National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month (August 28, 2009)

As the month of September brings leukemia and lymphoma into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of these diseases, including their prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment... Continue Reading

Hodgkin’s Survivors at Increased Risk of Stroke (June 24, 2009)

Patients who have been treated with radiation therapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma have an elevated risk of stroke. These results were published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Hodgkin’s... Continue Reading

The American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008: Advances in Treatment of Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (February 2, 2009)

The American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008: Advances in Treatment of Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia At the 2008 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), there were more... Continue Reading

Survival Rates Improving in Childhood Hematologic Cancers (September 29, 2008)

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... Continue Reading

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