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Although most patients with relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia ( B-ALL ) experienced complete response after treatment with a type of CAR T-cell immunotherapy, pretreatment disease burden im ...


Positive results from a planned overall survival ( OS ) interim analysis of the phase 3 head-to-head ENDEAVOR trial were presented. The study met the key secondary endpoint of overall survival, demons ...


Modern therapy for multiple myeloma including generations of Thalidomide analogues, proteasome inhibitors and alkylating agents has substantially improved the survival for this disease. Patients who ...


Immunotherapy in multiple myeloma is emerging as an effective modality in therapy of multiple myeloma with the approval of several monoclonal antibodies and encouraging results for vaccines and T cell ...


Outcomes of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes ( MDS ) after hypomethylating agent ( HMA ) failure remain poor. Improving the response and survival of patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic sy ...


Data from a secondary analysis of the pivotal phase 3 ASPIRE trial that showed Carfilzomib ( Kyprolis ) for injection in combination with Lenalidomide ( Revlimid ) and Dexamethasone ( KRd) improved pr ...


The findings from KEYNOTE-087, the phase 2 study investigating the use of Pembrolizumab ( Keytruda ), an anti-PD-1 therapy, as a monotherapy in patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin l ...


The results from the pivotal phase III GALLIUM trial in people with previously untreated follicular lymphoma, the most common type of indolent ( slow-growing ) non-Hodgkin lymphoma ( iNHL ), were anno ...


Despite new therapies, multiple myeloma remains incurable causing most patients to ultimately develop drug resistance and succumb to the disease. The pursuit of drugs that inhibit cell cycle regulator ...


Researchers at Boston University have shown that T-cell leukemia cells use a particular cycle, called the TCA or Kreb cycle, to support their growth and survival. The findings which appear in the j ...


A new analysis has indicated that higher body weight and taller stature during adolescence increase the risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ( NHL ), a type of cancer of the lymphatic system. T ...


Mantle cell lymphoma ( MCL ) is an aggressive lymphoma with a dismal prognosis because of numerous relapses. Because the most promising results have been obtained with immunochemotherapy followed by ...


The results of the phase II TITAN study with Caplacizumab for patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura ( aTTP) have been published in The New England Journal of Medicine ( NEJM ). ...


Positive results from the global phase III RATIFY ( CALGB 10603 ) clinical trial were announced. In the study, adult patients under 60 years of age with newly-diagnosed FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leuk ...


A clinical trial has shown that patients with a specific molecular subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma ( DLBCL ) are more likely to respond to the drug Ibrutinib ( Imbruvica ) than patients with ...