ASH 2020 – Focused on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

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Study Finds First-Line Targeted Treatment for CLL Is Beneficial in Elderly Patients

Although individuals older than 80 years make up more than 20% of cases of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), this population is underrepresented in clinical...

Rituximab, Bendamustine, and Bortezomib Combination Improves Responses in Relapsed/Refractory Waldenström Macroglobulinemia

Second-line therapy comprising standard rituximab plus bendamustine and bortezomib was effective and well-tolerated as a salvage treatment option for patients with relapsed/refractory Waldenström macroglobulinemia...

Study Investigates Patient Preferences in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia Treatment

A mixed-method study of Dutch patients, presented at the 63rd American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting & Exhibition, examined treatment preferences among patients with...

Frontline Rituximab-Bendamustine Combination Shows Sustained Efficacy in Older MCL Patients

At the 2021 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, researchers presented long-term follow-up data from a phase II trial of rituximab plus bendamustine...

Recent Hematology and Oncology Headlines

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Pandemic Having Major Impact on Pediatric Oncology Providers

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on pediatric oncology health care providers (HCPs), according to a study published online Jan. 24 in...
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Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes

Women with, versus without, a history of breast cancer have a higher incidence of hypertension and diabetes up to 10 years following diagnosis, according...
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Nomogram May Help Predict Survival in Primary Intestinal NHL

A nomogram can assist clinicians in predicting cancer-specific survival in patients with primary intestinal non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a study published online Dec. 20...
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Oncology News Round-Up: Amivantamab in Relapsed NSCLC, and More

Each week on DocWire News, editors bring you the latest in oncology news and cancer research. In case you missed it, here are this...