ASH 2020 – Focused on CLL, MCL, and WM

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Zanubrutinib Is Well Tolerated, Associated with High Clinical Activity in R/R Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

Treatment with zanubrutinib was well tolerated and associated with high clinical activity in patients with relapsed/refractory (R/R) Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM), according to a phase...

Novel DNA Vaccine Reduces Tumor Clones, Favorably Alters Immune Microenvironment in Patients with Untreated...

A novel idiotype (scFv-CCL20) DNA vaccine was associated with favorable perturbation of the immune microenvironment in patients with untreated smoldering Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM), according...
Prevalence of Vascular Risk Factors High for Hispanics/Latinos

First-Line Ibrutinib Plus Venetoclax Improves Rates of uMRD in Patients With CLL and SLL

A first-line regimen consisting of once-daily ibrutinib plus venetoclax was associated with high rates of undetectable minimal residual disease (uMRD) in peripheral blood and...
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Adding Rituximab to Ixazomib as Post-AHCT Maintenance in MCL Increases Risk of Myelosuppression

A study has found that the addition of rituximab to ixazomib, when used as maintenance therapy following autologous hematopoietic cell transplant (AHCT), is associated...

Early Initiation of Zanubrutinib in CLL Improves Response, Durable Survival

Early initiation of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor zanubrutinib in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), especially in treatment-naïve patients and those who have received...

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Impact of Sleep Disorders and Fatigue in Children with Cancer

A study of children with cancer identified an association between physical activity, fatigue, and sleep and quality of life (QOL), particularly distress. In addition,...
Best of the International Myeloma Workshop with Dr. Manni Mohyuddin

Best of the International Myeloma Workshop with Dr. Manni Mohyuddin

Greetings, DocWire News readers. I attempt here to summarize the most important updates from the 2021 International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) meeting. I will try...

COVID-19 School Closures Take Toll on Mental Health of Older Children

Older children, Black and Hispanic children, and children from families with lower income who attended school remotely during the pandemic in 2020 experienced disproportionate...
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Prostate Cancer Risk Up for World Trade Center Rescue Workers

The risk for prostate cancer appears to be significantly elevated among World Trade Center (WTC) rescue/recovery workers, with heightened incidence beginning in 2007, according...