Repository Offers Clues About Young Adult Classical HL

Immune abnormalities persist in young adult classical Hodgkin lymphoma (YAcHL) patients long after cure. Yet, new research presented at the most recent Annual ASH Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans pointed out the difficulties in assessing whether those issues existed prior to diagnosis.

Hemorrhagic Mortality A Problem for APL Patients

Even though the rate of complete remission of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is currently more than 90% because of the use of all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) with arsenic trioxide (ATO), hemorrhagic mortality has emerged as the most significant barrier to APL-induced remission, according to a new study.

Statins Reduce Some Lymphomas in Veterans With HIV

Statins appear to have immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effects and appear to reduce cancer risk. A new study sought to determine if that also is the case with HIV patients, who experience chronic inflammation and immune activation.

AML Prognosis Improved With Promising Therapy Combinations

HOUSTON—The prognosis for older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) has remained dismal, even after treatment with a hypomethylating agent. Standard curative treatment for AML, which is primarily a disease of older adults with a median age of 68 years at...

Prognosis Beginning to Improve for T-cell Lymphoma Patients

LONG BEACH, CA – Among hematological malignancies, T-cell lymphomas have an extremely poor prognosis. A new review suggested that might be changing with unusual paths to cure. An article in the Lancet Haematology pointed out that, over the last three decades, little...