Advanced Stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Hodgkin’s Survivors at Increased Risk of Stroke (06-24-2009)

Hodgkin’s Survivors at Increased Risk of Stroke 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

Better Prognosis for Patients with Lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (03-8-2009)

Better Prognosis for Patients with Lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s Lymphoma A recent study compared lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s lymphoma (LPHL) and classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma (cHL) in order to define differences in patient characteristics... Continue Reading

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivors May Be at Risk for Secondary Cancer (03-8-2009)

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivors May Be at Risk for Secondary Cancer Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivors may be at risk for secondary cancer. These findings were recently reported in the British Journal of Cancer. Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a cancer... Continue Reading

The American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008: Advances in Treatment of Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (03-8-2009)

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 than 100 abstracts devoted to the treatment of... Continue Reading

Hodgkin’s Survivors: Increased Fatigue, Cardiac, and Thyroid Complications (02-5-2009)

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, survivors tend to have more fatigue than their siblings;... Continue Reading

Survival Rates Improving in Childhood Hematologic Cancers (09-29-2008)

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 published in the Journal of the National Cancer... Continue Reading

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