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CURE’s lymphoma cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of lymphoma cancer Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in lymphoma cancer.

On Cancer, Coping and Creativity

March 15th 2018

Ryan Hamner has battled Hodgkin lymphoma four times since the age of 5, and has had some interesting hobbies since - from gardening to metal detecting. But for Hamner, two things stuck: music and creativity.

CAR-T Cell Therapy: It's Astonishing

March 15th 2018

The time has finally come when researchers have found a way to harness the immune system and use it to fight blood cancers.

Chemo Veins or Pickles?

March 14th 2018

Chemotherapy can impact your veins and bruise egos.

Lumpy, Slimy and Inflamed

March 12th 2018

A nasty stomach virus might have saved this survivor from colon cancer.

CAR-T Cell Therapy: What We Never Dreamed Of

March 11th 2018

Never in their wildest dreams dreams would immunologists from the last generation have imagined chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell therapy coming to light. The very notion of genetically engineering a T cell to recognize a tumor antigen would have been viewed almost as a pipe dream.

You're Cured of Cancer, But What About Heart Disease, Stroke and Christmas?

March 11th 2018

Why childhood cancer survivors should never skip a beat on tracking their heart health.

Cognitive Impairments May Affect Survival in Older Patients with Blood Cancer

March 8th 2018

Cognitive dysfunction among geriatric patients with blood cancers – such as multiple myeloma, leukemia and lymphoma – is not only prevalent, but may also impact long-term survival.

The Struggle to Stay Present When Coping With Cancer

February 28th 2018

Is it possible to grieve for someone who is still alive?

Late Effects Burden Lymphoma Survivors After Multimodality Treatment

February 28th 2018

Many patients with lymphoma need treatment with both chemotherapy and radiation, but these treatments may be accompanied by significant late-term effects, according to a new study presented during the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Survivorship Symposium.

NCCN Establishes Guidelines for Treating People With HIV and Cancer

February 27th 2018

Treatment of HIV has drastically improved since the 1980s, but many of these individuals are still facing barriers to proper cancer care.

Why Therapy Pets Are So Important

February 27th 2018

The Future of Frontline Treatment in Hodgkin Lymphoma

February 24th 2018

Experts examine the use of Adcetris for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.

Let's Get Physical

February 23rd 2018

Physical therapy can boost quality of life for patients with cancer, but it isn’t always prescribed.

Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Could Develop Secondary Breast Cancer Subtype

February 23rd 2018

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors may be more likely to develop subsequent estrogen receptor (ER)-negative or -positive breast cancer compared to the general population.

The Importance of Sharing Our Caregiver Stories

February 17th 2018

When her sister had hit another roadblock in her treatment, Kim found something else – a remarkable young man who changed her perception of caregiving.

Younger Cancer Survivors Found to Skip Out on Follow-Up Care

February 15th 2018

While adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer face an increased risk of long-term complications, many people in this group end up "lost to follow-up," according to recent research.

Childhood Pneumonia May Be Associated With Cancer Risk

February 2nd 2018

While causes for pneumonia were varied – including bacteria (14 percent), virus (22 percent) and unspecified (64 percent) – the majority of children did not have immune deficiencies recorded at the time of their pneumonia diagnosis.

Chernobyl Disaster May Be Linked With Rare Cancer 30 Years Later

January 31st 2018

Health care practitioners were surprised when they saw 10 cases of a very rare cancer in the New York City area. As it turned out, most of the patients weren't originally from New York.

Money: The Dark Side of Cancer

January 29th 2018

No matter how expensive treatment was, we didn’t want to put a price tag on my sister’s life.

Did Following Protocol at a Top Hospital Make Me Sicker?

January 23rd 2018

A sick stomach, to high-fever, chest pains and heart infection is just a learning experience for some doctors.

Lymphoma Expert Suggests Asking About Clinical Trials Soon After Diagnosis

January 22nd 2018

Radhakrishnan Ramchandren, M.D., from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine, discusses the role of clinical trials in developing news drugs and standards of care for patients with lymphoma.

Good or Bad? With Cancer, It May Be Hard to Tell

January 18th 2018

Knowing that my sister gained remission gives me an immense bias, but ask the question, “Good or bad?” now and my answer may just be, “hard to tell.”

CAR-T Cell Therapy Gets Priority Review for Lymphoma Treatment

January 17th 2018

The Food and Drug Administration granted a priority review to a supplemental biologics license application for Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel) to be used to treat adult patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who either relapse or are not eligible for an autologous stem cell transplant.

'Adulting' Through Cancer: A Step-by-Step Guide

January 15th 2018

Kevin explains the delights of being both a cancer patient and an adult.

Exercise Before and After Lymphoma Diagnosis May Improve Survival

January 10th 2018

The researchers noted that physical activity plays an important role in lymphoma survivorship, and the data may provide rationale for a clinical trial to evaluate exercise intervention in this patient population.

Company Increased the Price of a Cancer Drug by 1,400 Percent

January 5th 2018

NextSource Pharma, a small pharmaceutical company based in Florida, acquired the drug lomustine from Bristol-Myers Squibb, changed its brand name to Gleostine, and changed the price – by about 1,400 percent.

Understandings Predictors Can Decrease Unplanned Hospital Readmissions

January 4th 2018

Patients with blood cancers are at an increased risk for multiple hospital readmissions. However, multidisciplinary teams and patients can work together to identify predictors and avoid these occurrences.

Adcetris Combination Granted Priority Review for Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment

January 3rd 2018

Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) was granted a priority review to a supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be used in combination with Adriamycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine (AVD) to treat patients with classical Hodgkin lymphoma in the frontline setting, according to Seattle Genetics, the company developing the drug.

Conversations With a Cancer Fighter

December 27th 2017

A young cancer survivor shares insight on what it was like being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and how she deals in day-to-day life.

Complications of Cancer: Nausea

December 20th 2017

Of every complication caused from cancer and its treatments, nausea has been the worst for my sister. It has caused pain, discomfort and was the number one reason she returned to the emergency room. No matter what medications were dosed, whether it was orally or by IV, or how much they gave to her, so often, nothing ever seemed to work.