Leukaemia

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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Added 7 days ago Drug news

Venclexta + chemotherapy improved overall survival in VIALE-A study with patients with previously untreated acute myeloid leukemia. - Genentech /Roche

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced that the Phase III VIALE-A study met its dual primary endpoints of...

Added 18 days ago Drug news

EU approves Venclyxto + Gazyva for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.- AbbVie

AbbVie announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Venclyxto (venetoclax) in combination with Gazyva (obinutuzumab) for the treatment of...

Added 30 days ago Drug news

VIALE-C trial of Venclexta + low-dose cytarabine versus LDAC + placebo did not meet its primary endpoint for patients with acute myeloid leukemia. AbbVie

AbbVie announced the VIALE-C (M16-043) trial of venetoclax (Venclexta)in combination with low-dose cytarabine (LDAC) versus LDAC in combination with placebo...

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Learning Zones

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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CDK 4/6 inhibitors in metastatic breast cancer

CDK 4/6 inhibitors in metastatic breast cancer

The CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone provides insights and information for metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and CDK 4/6 signalling. This includes the burden and pathophysiology of the disease, the role of CDK 4/6 in cell proliferation and an overview of the CDK 4/6 inhibitors that have been approved for the management of mBC.

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Guidelines

End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families...

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Chronic myeloid leukemia: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The prevalence of chronic myeloid leukaemia is steadily rising due to the substantial prolongation of survival that has been achieved with targeted therapy. These updated guidelines on chronic myeloid leukaemia...

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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...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Towards a Personalized Treatment of Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.

Purpose of Review: Treatment goals and ambitions have even been upwardly revised since demonstration was made that under certain conditions, treatment-free remission was possible. Herein, we will discuss on how to try tailoring...

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The leukaemia stem cell: similarities, differences and clinical prospects in CML and AML.

For two decades, leukaemia stem cells (LSCs) in chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) have been advanced paradigms for the cancer stem cell field. In CML, the acquisition of the fusion...

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Clinical features and outcomes of patients with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome and myelodysplastic syndrome or acute myeloid leukaemia: a multicentre, retrospective, cohort study.

Background: Data to inform surveillance and treatment for leukaemia predisposition syndromes are scarce and recommendations are largely based on expert opinion. This study aimed to investigate the clinical features and outcomes of...

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Clinical trials

Study of Acalabrutinib Versus Chlorambucil Plus Rituximab in Adult Subjects With Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

This is a randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Acalabrutinib versus Chlorambucil plus Rituximab in subjects with Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.

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A Study of MBG453 in Combination With Azacitidine and Venetoclax in AML Patients Unfit for Chemotherapy (STIMULUS-AML1)

This trial will seek to extend the preliminary findings of efficacy of MBG453 in combination with hypomethylating agents (HMA) by evaluating MBG453 in combination with the HMA azacitidine and the Bcl-2 inhibitor venetoclax.

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A Study Evaluating Safety and Efficacy of Venetoclax in Combination With Azacitidine Versus Standard of Care After Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation (SCT) in Participants With Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) (VIALE-T)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of venetoclax in combination with azacitidine to improve Relapse Free Survival (RFS) in AML patients compared to Best Supportive Care (BSC) when given as maintenance therapy following...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

CME

Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
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Autoimmune pancytopenia following combination chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

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Personalisation of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) care

Personalisation of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) care
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Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)
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