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...

Recent Hematology and Oncology Headlines

Study Finds Racial Disparities in Childhood Cancers

A new study found notable disparities in rates of childhood cancers when considering single year of age rather than grouping several years together. The...

COVID-19 Update: US States with High Rates of Unvaccinated People at Highest Risk of...

On Monday, June 21, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer.  World Cases: Over 179.3 million. ...

COVID-19 Update: President Biden to Commemorate Milestone of 300 Million Shots Administered; and More

On Friday, June 18, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer.  World Cases: Over 178.3 million. ...
Testicular Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Have Improved, Study Finds

Testicular Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Have Improved, Study Finds

A new study reveals that the prognosis of testicular cancer has notably improved. The findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. While the...