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EU CHMP recommends approval of Rydapt (midostaurin) for acute myeloid leukemia (FLT3 mutation-positive)- Novartis

Novartis announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion...

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FDA advisory committee recommends (10-0) approval of CTL 019 (tisagenlecleucel) CAR-T therapy, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory (r/r) pediatric and young adult patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.-Novartis

Novartis announced that the FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) unanimously (10-0) recommended approval of CTL 019 (tisagenlecleucel), an investigational...

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Guidelines

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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Newly Diagnosed and Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Follicular lymphomas are the second most frequent subtype of nodal lymphoid malignancies in Western Europe. The annual incidence of this disease is rare but has increased during recent decades.

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Journal articles

Could testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men ameliorate anemia, a cardiovascular risk factor? An observational, 54-week cumulative registry study.

In this study we investigated if testosterone undecanoate attenuates anemia and the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with hypogonadism.

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Management of severe bleeding in patients treated with direct oral anticoagulants: an observational registry analysis.

The use of prothrombin complex concentrates and the role of plasma concentration of anticoagulants in the management of bleeding in patients treated with direct oral anticoagulants are still debated.

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New drugs in acute myeloid leukemia.

The standard therapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) has not changed meaningfully for the past four decades.

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Clinical trials

A Randomized Double-blind Phase III Study of Ibrutinib During and Following Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation Versus Placebo in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Activated B-Cell Subtype

This randomized phase III trial studies ibrutinib to see how well it works compared to placebo when given before and after stem cell transplant in treating patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma...

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ASCT After a Rituximab/Ibrutinib/Ara-c Containing iNduction in Generalized Mantle Cell Lymphoma

The primary objective of the the trial is to establish one of three study arms...

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Autologous Transplantation After a Rituximab/Ibrutinib/Ara-c Containing iNduction in Generalized Mantle Cell Lymphoma - a Randomized European Mcl Network Trial

The primary objective of the the trial is to establish one of three study arms, as future standard based on the comparison of the investigator...

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Metrics Madness

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