Aggressive/Intermediate Grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


The First CAR-T Therapy Heading to the FDA (September 29, 2016)

Kite Pharma reported that its CAR-T therapy demonstrated a 39% response rate, including a 33% complete response rate, in patients with aggressive non Hodgkin lymphoma. The interim results from the phase... Continue Reading

CAR Therapy Effective in Advanced Lymphoma (June 20, 2016)

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... Continue Reading

Novel Immunotherapy Trial for Lymphoma Offers Hope to Patients at Sylvester (May 27, 2016)

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are testing a novel cellular immunotherapy approach to treating patients with diffuse large B-cell... 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

What’s New in the Management of Lymphoma? (March 2, 2015)

What’s New in the Management of Lymphoma? Cancers that begin in cells of the lymph system are referred to as malignant lymphomas. Lymphomas range from aggressive to slow growing or indolent and can be... Continue Reading

HIV-Positive Patients with Lymphoma Should No Longer be Excluded From Receiving Blood Stem Cell Transplants as Treatment (December 17, 2014)

CancerConnect News: HIV-positive patients with lymphoma were previously excluded from receiving autologous blood stem cell transplants as treatment, because of concern that these patients’ compromised... 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

Adding Revlimid to R-CHOP May Improve Outomes of Selected Patients with NHL (September 4, 2014)

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... Continue Reading

Anti-CD19 Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T Cells Reported to be Effective in Aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) (September 3, 2014)

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™)... Continue Reading

Lenalidomide Added to R-CHOP21 Therapy Shows High Response in Elderly, Untreated Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients (May 28, 2014)

Researchers reported in the journal The Lancet Oncology that the addition of lenalidomide to the standard R-CHOP21 regimen elicited a high response rate in elderly patients with untreated diffuse large... Continue Reading

Celiac Disease Associated with Higher Risk of Lymphoma (September 4, 2013)

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... Continue Reading

Routine CT Scans May Not Be Necessary for Many Lymphoma Survivors (June 25, 2013)

After treatment for diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), only a small minority of patients have a relapse detected through routine surveillance CT scans alone, suggesting that routine scans have limited... Continue Reading

Rituxan May Prevent Need for Radiation in Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma (May 31, 2013)

A dose-adjusted, infusion approach to aggressive chemotherapy with Rituxan® (rituximab) may allow patients with primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma to skip radiation, according to the results of a study... Continue Reading

RIT Conditioning with Zevalin Prior to Autologous Transplantation Improves Overall Survival in Patients with DLCL (April 5, 2013)

Radioimmunotherapy conditioning with Zevalin® (ibritumomab tiuxetan) prior to autologous stem cell transplantation in patients with diffuse large cell lymphoma offers a similar relapse incidence to total... Continue Reading

Treanda Plus Rituxan is Not Inferior to R-CHOP and R-CVP for advanced NHL (April 2, 2013)

The combination of Treanda® (bendamustine) and Rituxan® (rituximab) was found to be noninferior to the commonly used chemotherapy regimens R-CHOP (rituximab plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine,... Continue Reading

Zevalin Plus BEAM Chemotherapy Superior to BEAM Alone in Aggressive Lymphoma (March 22, 2013)

Standard-dose Zevalin® (ibritumomab tiuxetan) combined with BEAM high-dose chemotherapy is safe and possibly more effective than BEAM therapy alone as a conditioning regimen for autologous stem cell transplantation... Continue Reading

Dose-Dense R-CHOP plus Zevalin Improves Response in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (March 1, 2013)

Dose-dense R-CHOP followed by Zevalin® (ibritumomab tiuxetan) converts partial responses to complete responses and maintains durable responses in patients with untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma,... Continue Reading

Sequential R-CHOP plus Zevalin Shows Promise in High-Risk Elderly Patients with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (February 22, 2013)

Sequential R-CHOP followed by Zevalin® (ibritumomab tiuxetan) produces encouraging outcomes in high-risk elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to the results of a study presented... Continue Reading

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