Cord blood transplant resulted in poorer nonrelapse mortality and leukemia-free survival.
Researchers evaluated 15 studies in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome to determine the prognostic value of mutations in the SF3B1 gene.
How one facility ensures compliance with a complex treatment protocol.
The “Kick & Kill” platform is designed to treat viral-associated cancers and other serious diseases.
The presence of rheumatologic conditions was also associated with variations in cancer site for both diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and marginal zone lymphoma.
Follicular lymphoma is classified into 3 histologic grades on the basis of the number of centroblasts per high-power field.
Results of epidemiologic studies suggest that exposure to Agent Orange may be associated with an increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Variability in minimal residual disease measurement techniques inhibits the ability to compare data across laboratories and clinical trials.
Patients with rapid early response demonstrated increased event-free and overall survival when receiving augmented postinduction intensification regimens.
Patients with a monosomal or complex karyotype were found to have lower rates of leukemia-free survival compared with patients with a normal karyotype.
An expert panel reviewed current literature surrounding lymphoma treatment to identify and address any gaps in knowledge.
Discontinuing antibacterial therapy in neutropenic patients with acute myeloid leukemia did not lead to excessive mortality or severe infections.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a rare, but potentially fatal, complication of immunotherapy, resulting from immune hyperactivation.
An integrated assessment of the results from 2 assays showed promise for tailoring ibrutinib-based targeted therapy in patients with CLL.
Researchers found that permethrin application was associated with changes in hematologic parameters that persisted for a least 3 weeks.
Both a high HIV viral load and a low CD4 level independently predict for the risk of NHL in patients who have HIV.
According to researchers, neovascularization is more common in glioblastoma, and extravasation is more common in primary CNS lymphoma.
Subgroup analyses of outcomes following development of disease refractory to a CD38-targeting agent suggested that carfilzomib + an alkylator have some efficacy.
Poor prognostic factors for patients with EMZL include age greater than 70 years, advanced Ann Arbor stage, and elevated lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
Septic shock is a leading cause of death in chemotherapy-treated patients with neutropenia, and updated guidelines for managing sepsis in this setting were recently published in Annals of Hematology.