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Leukaemia constitutes a range of cancers, typically originating in the bone marrow, and resulting in overproduction of abnormal blood cells. It is a common condition, with


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Phase III MURANO study of Venclexta (venetoclax) plus Rituxan (rituximab) in relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia meets primary endpoint.- Genentech/Roche.

Genentech/Roche Group announced that the Phase III MURANO study, which evaluated Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with Rituxan (rituximab) in people...

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CHMP recommends approval of change of authorisation for Tasigna (nilotinib) in Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myelogenous leukaemia.- Novartis.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to the terms of...

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Phase III DUO study of IPI 145 (duvelisib) shows superiority to standard care in progression free survival for chronic lymphocytic leukemia /small lymphocytic lymphoma.- Verastem.

Verastem reported positive top-line results from the Phase III DUO study evaluating the efficacy and safety of IPI 145 (duvelisib),...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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IL-17A in Psoriasis

Experts discuss new targeted therapies for psoriasis at the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress.

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ESMO Consensus Conference on Malignant Lymphoma: General Perspectives and Recommendations for Prognostic Tools in Mature B-cell Lymphomas and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

In order to complement the already available European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with malignant lymphomas, ESMO organised a consensus conference...

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NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Leukemia

CLL remains the most prevalent adult lerkemia in Wester countries but is considered rare in regions such as East Asia. CLL/SLL comprises approximately 7% of newly diagnosed cases of NHL.

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

The estimated overall incidence of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and lymphoblastic lymphoma in Europe is 1.28 per 1 000 000 individuals annually, with significant age-related variations

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Journal articles

A new prognostic classification of chronic lymphocytic leukemia derived from a multivariate survival analysis.

Survivals of two series of CLL patients (99 from a retrospective series and 196 from a prospective series) were studied separately.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. A clinical review.

The most common leukemia is chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Every year, there are 15 000 new diagnoses and 5000 CLL deaths in the United States.

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Clinical trials

Vadastuximab Talirine (SGN-CD33A; 33A) Combined With Azacitidine or Decitabine in Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (CASCADE)

The purpose of this study in AML patients is to test whether vadastuximab talirine (SGN-CD33A; 33A) combined with either azacitidine or decitabine extends overall survival longer than placebo combined with either azacitidine or decitabine.

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A Study Of Inotuzumab Ozogamicin Versus Investigator's Choice Of Chemotherapy In Patients With Relapsed Or Refractory Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

This study will compare the efficacy, in terms of complete responses and overall survival, of inotuzumab ozogamicin versus investigator's choice of chemotherapy.

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Autoimmune pancytopenia following combination chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

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