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A phase II trial, led by John D. Hainsworth of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center and Tennessee Oncology, Nashville , evaluated the efficacy of Rituximab ( MabThera, Rituxan ) with short-duration chemoth ...


Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute have found that an experimental vaccine can prime the immune system to help fight an aggressive fo ...


A Phase II clinical study demonstrated that Galiximab may be used in combination with Rituximab ( Rituxan ), and the combination may prolong event-free survival ( EFS ) in patients with relapsed or re ...


In studies with mice, treatment with a new monoclonal antibody that targets immune system B cells has shown considerable promise for treating leukemias, autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection. ...


Biogen Idec has informed Healthcare Professional of new safety information which is being added to the prescribing information for Zevalin ( Ibritumomab tiuxetan ). Severe cutaneous or mucocutaneo ...


Statins, drugs widely prescribed to lower cholesterol, do not interfere with a commonly used medication to treat lymphomas, according to a study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American So ...


Four studies that highlight significant advances in treatment and survival outcomes for patients with various forms of thrombocytopenia, a group of bleeding disorders characterized by a low number of ...


Radioimmunotherapy with the radioactive drug Yttrium-90 ( 90Y ) Ibritumomab tiuxetan ( Zevalin ), following chemotherapy with Fludarabine ( Fludara ) and Mitoxantrone ( Novantrone ), is feasible, well ...


Novel treatments have shown improvements in survival and response rates for leukemia and lymphoma. The use of Dexamethasone early in the treatment of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the ...


Treating relapsed follicular lymphoma patients with a milder chemotherapy regimen before they receive a blood stem cell transplant from a donor resulted in long-term complete remission for 45 of 47 pa ...


Radioimmunotherapy with the radioactive drug Yttrium-90 ( 90Y ) Ibritumomab tiuxetan ( Zevalin ), following chemotherapy with Fludarabine ( Fludara ) and Mitoxantrone ( Novantrone ), is feasible, well ...


A second generation, highly targeted monoclonal antibody appears to provide benefit for some patients with follicular lymphoma for whom other treatments have failed, according to results of a phase I ...


A phase III study is the first to prospectively determine that adding Rituximab ( MabThera, Rituxan ) to Dexamethasone is safe and effective in adult patients with previously untreated idiopathic thro ...


Four studies that highlight significant advances in treatment and survival outcomes for patients with various forms of thrombocytopenia, a group of bleeding disorders characterized by a low number of ...


Statins, drugs widely prescribed to lower cholesterol, do not interfere with a commonly used medication to treat lymphomas, according to a study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American ...