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

FDA Approves Imaging Drug That Can Help Surgeons Spot Ovarian Cancers

Early detection of ovarian cancer helps boost a woman's survival, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new imaging drug...
Guidelines Developed for Exercise in Cardiovascular Disease

Structured Exercise Aids Recovery From Breast Cancer Surgery

For women at high risk for upper-limb disability after nonreconstructive breast cancer surgery, a structured exercise program is clinically effective and cost-effective, according to...
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Oncology News Round-Up: Low-Dose Chemo May Trigger Muscle Loss; and More

Each week on DocWire News, editors bring you the latest in oncology news and cancer research. In case you missed it, here are this...
Indoor Tanning Associated with Skin Cancer Risk

Investigating Indoor Tanning Use and Awareness of Skin Cancer Risk

Indoor tanning has been found to increase the risk of skin cancer. A study from researchers at the University of Manchester investigated the reason...