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Doublet therapy safe, effective in heavily pretreated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

August 3, 2015

Combination therapy with temsirolimus and bortezomib demonstrated safety and efficacy in patients with heavily pretreated B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to the results of a phase 2 study.

“For many types of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, there remains a significant unmet need for additional treatment options, especially in the relapsed and refractory setting,” Timothy S. Fenske, MD, associate professor of medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin, told HemOnc Today. “Individually, each of these drugs has shown activity in different types of lymphoma, and preclinical data suggests that treatment with two classes of drugs may have additive or synergistic effects.”

In the Journals

Polio vaccination programs face challenges in high-conflict areas

August 3, 2015
The path to polio eradication, especially in high-conflict areas such as Pakistan and Nigeria, is blocked by operational challenges, limited disease awareness and…
Charlie Changli Xue In the Journals

Acupuncture safe, effective in treating seasonal allergic rhinitis

August 3, 2015
Four weeks of acupuncture treatment appeared to be a safe and effective treatment option for seasonal allergic rhinitis, according to study results.“Over the last…
Meeting News Coverage

AMG-811 shows mixed results in patients with SLE in phase 1 study

August 3, 2015
Amgen’s experimental AMG-811 may lower serum CXCL-10 and interferon-gamma-modulated mRNA levels in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis…
Stephen L. Lessnick, MD, PhD Institution Notes

Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders appoints director

August 2, 2015
Stephen L. Lessnick, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus…
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Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015™: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015®: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent yet modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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Original Research

Knee Joint Angle Influences Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation-Induced Torque

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2015, Volume 7 Issue 4
Differences in the knee position typically used during neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) research versus…
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BLOG: Pre-Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty live surgery

BLOG: Pre-Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty live surgery

July 28, 2015
This blog demonstrates a live PDEK surgery that was performed at the Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society…
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