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...

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)...

Recent Hematology and Oncology Headlines

Overtreating Older Women with Breast Cancer May Cause More Harm than Good, Study Finds

A new study found overtreating older women (over 70) with breast cancer might be detrimental, while not improving survival or recurrence. The study was...
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Hem/Onc Roundup: Financial Burden of Cancer Survivors, Brain Tumors in Kidney Cancer Patients

This week, findings from a clinical trial of children with high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma found the anti-CD30 antibody drug brentuximab vedotin effectively reduces side effects...
Study Asks ‘What Is Nursing Work?’—And It’s A Lot

Study Asks ‘What Is Nursing Work?’—And It’s A Lot

A study asking a seemingly simple question—“what is nursing work?”—yielded a complex answer: there are multiple types of labor involved, which “may be hidden...
Cancer Surpassing Heart Disease as Leading Cause of U.S. Deaths

Incidence of Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer Up From 1990 to 2017

From 1990 to 2017, the incidence of and mortality due to gallbladder and biliary tract cancer (GBTC) increased, according to a study published online...