Highly Aggressive/High Grade Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

New and Novel Agents for the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A Report from the 2008 Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (03-8-2009)

New and Novel Agents for the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: A Report from the 2008 Meeting of the American Society of Hematology The 2008 ASH meeting featured several reports of new agents that are showing promise in the treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s... Continue Reading

Smoking and Heavy Alcohol Consumption Reduce Survival in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (03-8-2009)

Smoking and Heavy Alcohol Consumption Reduce Survival in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) who smoke tobacco products and/or drink large quantities of alcohol have a reduced chance of optimal survival.... Continue Reading

Statins May Reduce Effectiveness of Rituxan® in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (03-8-2009)

Statins May Reduce Effectiveness of Rituxan® in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Statins may reduce the effectiveness of Rituxan® (rituximab) in treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), according to a recently published article in PLoS Med (the... Continue Reading

Tobacco and Alcohol May Decrease Survival for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients (03-8-2009)

Tobacco and Alcohol May Decrease Survival for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients Heavy tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption may be associated with poor survival among patients with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL). These findings were recently... Continue Reading

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivors May Suffer Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress (03-8-2009)

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivors May Suffer Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Patients who have been diagnosed and treated for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma may have symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These finding were recently published... 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

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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