ASH 2020 – Focused on Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Socioeconomic Disparities Impact Access to Care for Patients with DLBCL

Socioeconomic Disparities Impact Access to Care for Patients with DLBCL

Guidelines from the World Health Organization and National Comprehensive Cancer Network recommend that all patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) receive immunohistochemistry (IHC)...
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Effects of a Dual-Targeting CD19/22 CAR T-Cell Therapy in Combination with Pembrolizumab for DLBCL

AUTO3 is a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell targeting CD19/22 with limited duration of PD-1 blockade. A study presented at the 2020 ASH Annual...
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Renal Function Does Not Impact Efficacy of Selinexor in Patients with DLBCL

A study presented at the 2020 ASH Annual Meeting found that the efficacy of selinexor in patients with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)...
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Can an MRD Assay Better Predict DLBCL Disease Progression?

Researchers assessed the use of a next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based minimal residual disease (MRD) assay for early detection of molecular relapse in diffuse large B-cell...
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Which of These Treatment Combinations Extend Survival for DLBCL?

A real-world study presented at the 2020 ASH Annual Meeting observed no significant survival differences in patients with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)...

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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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