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 18 days ago Drug news

Celgene and Acceleron Pharma submit BLA for luspatercept for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes-associated anemia who have ring sideroblasts

Celgene Corporation and Acceleron Pharma Inc. announced that Celgene has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) for luspatercept, an erythroid...

Added 19 days ago Drug news

FDA extends review of NDA for AC 220 in acute myeloid leukemia.- Daiichi Sankyo

Daiichi Sankyo announced that the FDA has extended the review period for the New Drug Application (NDA) of AC 220...

Added 22 days ago Drug news

Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Trial of Xospata shows improved survival

Astellas Pharma announced results from the Phase III ADMIRAL clinical trial comparing Xospata (gilteritinib) to salvage chemotherapy in adult patients...

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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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Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre

Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre

What are biologics and how do they differ from small molecule medicines? Discover more about their development, as well as the manufacturing and regulatory processes in the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre.

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Guidelines

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...

Added 6 years ago

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 2 years ago

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adult patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

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

Bone marrow versus peripheral blood as a graft source for haploidentical donor transplantation in adults using post-transplant cyclophosphamide-A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Background: Peripheral-blood (PB) and bone marrow (BM) are both widely used in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). However, it is unclear whether PB or BM produces a more satisfactory outcome in haploidentical HSCT...

Added 30 days ago

Peripheral Blood or Bone Marrow Stem Cells? Practical Considerations in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.

Although peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) have worldwide become the predominant source of progenitor cells for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), debate about their role compared with bone marrow (BM)...

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Allogeneic transplantation outcomes amongst a contemporary cohort of high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia patients aged ≥70 years.

Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an integral therapy for patients with hematological malignancies, myelodysplasia, and bone marrow failure. Its use has been increasing over the past decade...

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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.

Added 2 years ago

A Study Evaluating ABT-199 in Combination With Low-Dose Cytarabine in Treatment-Naïve Subjects With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

This study consists of two portions: The first portion- Phase 1, or dose-escalation portion, that will evaluate the safety and pharmacokinetic profile of venetoclax in combination with low-dose cytarabine (LDC)...

Added 5 years ago

(QuANTUM-R): An Open-label Study of Quizartinib Monotherapy vs. Salvage Chemotherapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Subjects Who Are FLT3-ITD Positive

The primary objective of the study is to determine whether quizartinib monotherapy prolongs overall survival (OS) compared to salvage chemotherapy in subjects with...

Added 9 months ago

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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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