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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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Innovative study presented at the American College of Rheumatology compare biosimilars with their reference medicines

Sandoz announces data from four clinical studies comparing proposed biosimilar adalimumab & biosimilar rituximab with their reference medicines, Humira and MabThera/Rituxan.

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FDA expands Sprycel indication to include children with Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia.- BMS

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced the FDA has expanded the indication for Sprycel (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of...

Added 11 days ago Drug news

CTL 019 is filed at EMA for the treatment of young people with r/r B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and for adults with r/r diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.- Novartis

Novartis announced that the company has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for CTL...

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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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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Watch video hightlights from the BeCOn OWN 2017 event, including expert opinion, patient experience and panel discussions in the Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone.

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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...

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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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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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A Phase II Study of Dasatinib in Children and Adolescents With Newly Diagnosed Chronic Phase CML or With Ph+ Leukemias Resistant or Intolerant to Imatinib

The purpose of this study is to determine whether dasatinib is safe and effective in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), or in children with Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...

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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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