Lymphomas & Lymphoid Neoplasia

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to lymphomas and lymphoid neoplasia.

Vincristine Shortages Expected to Continue Into 2020

The U.S. is experiencing a shortage of the chemotherapy drug vincristine, a critical treatment for leukemias, lymphomas, and brain tumors in adult and pediatric...

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Poorer Survival in Hodgkin Lymphoma

For patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), having vitamin D deficiency prior to starting treatment appears to be associated with worse progression-free survival (PFS) and...

FDA Approves Zanubrutinib for Relapsed/Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to zanubrutinib, an inhibitor of Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK), to treat adults with...

Number of Plaintiffs in Roundup Cases Skyrockets

Chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturer Bayer is facing tens of thousands of lawsuits claiming its Roundup herbicides cause cancer. The number of plaintiffs filing lawsuits against...
How I Treat In Brief

How I Treat In Brief: Primary Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma

Recently, Lisa Giulino-Roth, MD, from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, discussed the management of primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma, a rare subtype of...

With PET-Guided Treatment, Can Radiation Be Eliminated in Early-Stage HL?

Combined modality treatment (CMT) consisting of chemotherapy and small-field radiotherapy has long been considered the standard of care for patients with early-stage, favorable Hodgkin...
You Make the Call

From ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies: What are the approved options for relapsed marginal...

During their presentations, MHM speakers will be asking the audience how they would respond to patient cases. Audience members will vote live at the...

Certain Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Subtypes Carry Higher Risk of Infection-Related Solid Tumor Cancers

Various subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and marginal zone lymphoma (MZL), carry a risk for second infection-related solid...
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Allogeneic or Autologous Transplant for Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma?

In a final analysis from the Autologous or Allogeneic Transplantation in T-Cell Lymphoma (AATT) trial, researchers found no differences in survival outcomes between consolidation...

Textured Breast Implants Recalled by FDA Over Cancer Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested that pharmaceutical company Allergan recall its BIOCELL textured breast implants due to a risk of...

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