Mantle Cell Lymphoma | Tumor

No 'One Great Answer' When it Comes to What Rights Those Affected By Cancer Have When Returning to Work Amid COVID-19

July 29th 2020, 7:00pm


There are some job protected options for patients with cancer, survivors and caregivers to consider when it comes to returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. But, as one cancer rights attorney notes, there are many challenges to those options.

FDA Approves First CAR T-Cell Therapy, Tecartus, for Relapsed or Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma

July 24th 2020, 10:44pm


The FDA’s approval of Tecartus for adults with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is based on data that showed that the CAR T-cell therapy induced a response in 87% of patients.

Several Leading Cancer Organizations Urge US to Reconsider Withdrawing from the World Health Organization

July 22nd 2020, 1:50am


Patients with cancer have been encouraged to reach out to legislators and share their personal stories and advocate for why they think continued funding is important to further cancer research.

Expert Advises Genetic Profiling in MCL Can Be a Useful Tool in Treating The Disease

July 7th 2020, 10:57pm


“We learned from previous prospective studies (that) using chemoimmunotherapy for those patients with TP53 aberrations, the survival data compared with others that do not harbor this mutation are much less favorable,” said Dr. Jia Ruan.

Analysis Identifies Predictors of Survival in Older Patients With Mantle Cell Lymphoma

July 7th 2020, 5:58pm


“It is important to note that the data predates the widespread use of BTK inhibitors and even cellular therapies such as CAR T-cell therapy, specifically,” Dr. Reem Karmali said in an interview. “And so, it doesn't reliably reflect the potential advancements and survival that we've been able to achieve with these novel targeted therapies.”

Cancer Survivors Reflect on a Day of Celebration and Inspiration

June 8th 2020, 10:07pm


To commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day on June 7, CURE® invited its readers to share their encouraging stories of survival.

Pharmacologic Data Supports Use of Novel CAR T-Cell Therapy in Patients With Poor-Risk Mantle Cell Lymphoma

May 31st 2020, 8:06pm


“Altogether, this pharmacological data supports the concept of CAR T-cell therapy being able to overcome MCL disease with poor risk factors,” said lead study author Dr. Luhua (Michael) Wang.

Revlimid and Rituxan Combo 'Another Potential Option' For Patients With Mantle Cell Lymphoma

May 30th 2020, 6:00pm


“We now have second and third generation cousins of thalidomide that are very useful. So, lenalidomide in combination with rituximab is an effective therapy for mantle cell lymphoma that voids some of these adverse events that I’m talking about,” said Dr. Ian Flinn. Hear more about this treatment in his interview with CURE®.

In the 'Midst of a Real Shakeup': Perspective on Next Few Years of Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treatments

May 27th 2020, 10:41pm


“I think we’re in a midst of a real shakeup in our treatment paradigms for patients with mantle cell lymphoma, or at least we will be in the next few years,” said Dr. Ian Flinn in an interview with CURE®.

'Exciting Advancements' Coming in The Treatment of Lymphomas

May 26th 2020, 10:00pm


The development of bispecific antibodies and antibody drug conjugates could be exciting advancements for patients with lymphomas, including mantle cell lymphoma, according to Dr. Ian Flinn.