ASH 2020 – Focused on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

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Venetoclax Retreatment May Yield High Response Rate in CLL

A fixed-duration venetoclax (Ven)-based regimen is considered a standard of care (SOC) option for patients with frontline and relapsed/refractory (R/R) chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)....
Age Impacts the Efficacy of Immunotherapy in Treating Breast Cancer

Study Discusses Real-World Registry Data on Biomarker Testing, Treatment Patterns in Patients with CLL/SLL

The introduction of novel agents has given patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) more treatment options. The informCLL registry...
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The Effects of PFS, Toxicity Risks on Choosing Novel Agents in CLL

The introduction of novel agents has changed the treatment landscape for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), but these agents have different toxicity profiles. A study...
An authentic, real person, senior adult man cancer chemotherapy patient is looking pensively at the camera - resting comfortably in a hospital outpatient ward as his IV drip continues through his chemo chest port. Many new spots and blemishes have appeared on his skin, and his once-full beard has thinned considerably over the course of the almost concluded three month treatment regime.

Real-World Data on First-Line Ibrutinib or Chemoimmunotherapy Outcomes in CLL By Risk Status

The prognosis for high-risk (HR) chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is poor. Clinical data have found that small molecular inhibitor (SMI) therapies outperform chemoimmunotherapy (CIT)...

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Improving Diversity in Smoking Cessation Trials

A study evaluated the efficacy of strategies meant to improve the recruitment of racially and ethnically diverse participants in smoking cessation trials. These findings...
NCI-funded Trials Network has Added 14 Million Years of Life for Cancer Patients

NCI-funded Trials Network has Added 14 Million Years of Life to Cancer Patients

A new analysis shows that over the past 40 years, people in the U.S. diagnosed with cancer gained 14 million years of additional life...

Fear of Recurrence Persists for Some Prostate Cancer Survivors

For prostate cancer survivors after radical prostatectomy, fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) remains a burden, even years after diagnosis, according to a study published...
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Very High Antibiotic Use May Up Risk for Proximal Colon Cancer

There is a positive association between antibiotic use and proximal colon cancer and an inverse association with rectal cancer in women, according to a...