Progressive Relapsed Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

CAR Therapy Effective in Advanced Lymphoma (06-20-2016)

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 activity among patients with different types... Continue Reading

ADCETRIS® Provides High-Activity as Initial Therapy in Elderly with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (10-6-2015)

The agent, ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin), provides high anti-cancer activity as initial therapy in elderly patients who might not be able to tolerate standard therapy for treatment of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. These results were recently published in the... Continue Reading

Adcetris® after Stem Cell Transplant Improves Survival in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (04-28-2015)

For patients with relapsed or refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL), treatment with Adcetris® (brentuximab vedotin) after autologous stem cell transplant may improve survival. The Lancet published these findings online. Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a cancer... Continue Reading

Keytruda PD-1 Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (12-23-2014)

The cancer immunotherapy strategy known as programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) has generated great excitement for its ability to help the immune system recognize and attack cancer. Now according to researchers at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 56th... Continue Reading

PD-1 Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (12-18-2014)

The cancer immunotherapy strategy known as programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) has generated great excitement for its ability to help the immune system recognize and attack cancer. Now according to researcher recently published in The New England Journal of... Continue Reading

Adcetris and PET-Adapted Salvage Therapy Effective in Relapsed/Refractory Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (01-16-2014)

Patients with relapsed/refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma who achieve complete responses after treatment with Adcetris® (brentuximab vedotin) can skip more toxic salvage therapy and proceed straight to transplant, according to the results of a study presented... Continue Reading

Adcetris Improves Response Rates to ABVD in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (01-2-2013)

Adding Adcetris® (brentuximab vedotin) to the chemotherapy regimen ABVD produces a high complete response rate with a moderate increase in toxicity in patients with advanced Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to the results of a study presented at the 19th... Continue Reading

Adcetris Approved for Two Types of Lymphoma (08-26-2011)

The targeted therapy Adcetris™ (brentuximab vedotin) has received accelerated approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of two types of lymphoma: Hodgkin lymphoma and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). Hodgkin... Continue Reading

Many Patients with “Chemo Brain” Recover within Five Years (05-23-2011)

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. For some patients, however, symptoms may persist... Continue Reading

Targeted Therapy Promising for Relapsed Hodgkin Lymphoma (01-12-2011)

In a Phase II clinical trial, three-quarters of patients with relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma responded to treatment with the investigational drug brentuximab vedotin. These results were presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Society... Continue Reading

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