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4 Recent FDA-Approved Blood Cancer Drugs That Patients May Have Missed

June 28th 2022

Spring 2022 brought in some landmark blood cancer approvals from the FDA. Here is a roundup of the therapies recently approved by the FDA that patients may have missed.

Robin Roberts Provides an Update on Her Partner’s Cancer, Supreme Court Rejects Bayer’s Roundup Appeals and More

June 24th 2022

From Robin Roberts’ personal message about her partner, Amber Laign’s cancer, to a dancing group inspired by an “America’s Got Talent” contestant who died of cancer, here’s what is happening in the cancer space this week.

Two-Drug Combo Elicits Similar Outcomes to Standard of Care in Young Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

May 11th 2022

The use of bendamustine and Rituxan plus autologous stem cell transplantation and maintenance Rituxan resulted in similar outcomes to other Rituxan-based regimens that are currently the standard of care for young patients with mantle cell lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, who are eligible for transplant.

Targeted Therapies Shake up the DLBCL Treatment Paradigm, Expert Says

February 25th 2022

An expert gives an overview of current standard of care and what’s coming down the pipeline in terms of treatment options for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

Experimental Lymphoma Drug Shows ‘Robust Clinical Activity,’ Researchers Say

February 25th 2022

Treatment with TRPH-222 led to lasting responses in certain patients with relapsed/refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas, warranting a larger investigation into the drug, according to the researchers.

Did Surviving Cancer Flip the Script on How I Was Treated on Social Media?

February 23rd 2022

Nina Luker has shared her journey with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma on social media with more than 100,000 followers, but says she noticed a difference in the kinds of comments she received after treatment was over and she was deemed “not as vulnerable” anymore.

Snowboarder Max Parrot Wins Olympic Gold 3 Years After Cancer Diagnosis, ‘Modern Family’ Star Sofía Vergara Openly Discusses Cancer Survivorship

February 11th 2022

From an Olympic gold medal win for cancer survivor Max Parrot to Sofía Vergara’s candidness about her cancer journey, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Third Full Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Increases Antibody Response in Patients with Blood Cancers

December 23rd 2021

New findings show that 43% of patients with certain blood cancers produced COVID-19 antibodies after receiving a third full dose of the mRNA vaccine.

When Faced With Death, Live Life to the Fullest, Says a Cancer Survivor

December 21st 2021

“I had to choose one of two paths, to become the victim and let the disease control me or take control of the disease and fight for my life. The moment I chose to fight was the moment life opened all of its beauty,” writes a lymphoma survivor.

Cancer Is a Wilderness That Gives Us a Choice: Panic or Trust

December 17th 2021

A non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor writes about how she chose to approach a stressful doctor’s appointment and how doing whatever helps may look different for everyone.

Cancer Clinical Trial Enrollment Is Low in the US, and Patient Depression and Anxiety May Play a Role

December 12th 2021

Researchers found that depression and anxiety may skew patient perceptions of participating in blood cancer clinical trials, thus contributing to low enrollment throughout the United States.

Expansion of IOA-244 Trial Fully Enrolled for Uveal Melanoma

November 26th 2021

Part B of the DIONE-01 study will look at whether IOA-244 increases anti-tumor responses in expansion groups of patients.

Assessing Both Sides of the Argument for In-Home Cancer Infusions

November 18th 2021

Although the interest of at-home care including the administration of cancer infusions has grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hesitation looms over its convenience, cost and safety.

FDA Will Review New Drug to Treat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

November 1st 2021

The Food and Drug Administration will review parsaclisib for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma.

It Takes a Village: Cancer Caregivers Need to Care for Themselves, Too

October 7th 2021

Caregivers of patients with cancer may face financial toxicity and stress — with little time to take care of themselves.

Age, Other Health Factors Can Play a Role in Cancer Treatment Decisions

September 23rd 2021

The prescription of systemic cancer therapies varies based on a patient’s age, comorbidities, cancer stage and other variables, according to recent research.

FDA Approval of Brukinsa in Rare Lymphoma Offers a New Option, Though Will Not Replace Other Therapies

September 22nd 2021

The FDA approval of Brukinsa represents another treatment option with fewer side effects in patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinema, however it will not serve as a replacement for other therapies.

Brukinsa Receives FDA Approval for Treatment of Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

September 1st 2021

The FDA approval of Brukinsa, according to an expert from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, provides an important new option for targeted therapy in Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia.

Survivor Turns Negative Thoughts Into Laughable Moments During Cancer Treatment

August 6th 2021

A survivor shares how she chose to approach her mindset during cancer treatments to keep herself from spiraling.

Roundup Herbicide Will Ditch Glyphosate, the Chemical Linked to Cancer

July 29th 2021

Bayer, the manufacturer of Roundup, created a five-point plan to decrease the risk of facing future litigation about its product causing cancer.

Patients With Blood Cancer Less Likely to Produce COVID-19 Antibodies After Vaccination

July 26th 2021

About 25% of patients with blood cancer did not produce antibodies after being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Pistol Annies’ Singer Ashley Monroe Shares Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Survivor Breaks Weightlifting Records, And More

July 16th 2021

From Ashley Monroe’s blood cancer diagnosis to a CrossFit athlete’s inspiring cancer journey, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

How Do You Get Back to a ‘Normal Life’ After Cancer?

July 9th 2021

Do you keep your job? Your friends? One cancer survivor discusses her decisions after being told her non-Hodgkin lymphoma was in remission.

Turning Chemotherapy Into Comedy

July 8th 2021

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, a cancer survivor explains how she took a lighthearted and comedic approach to her cancer treatment process and went on to create a coloring book based on the funny thoughts she had.

Novel Combo Therapy Shows Promise in Certain Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

June 6th 2021

Treatment with a novel combination therapy was associated with increased efficacy among patients with aggressive relapsed or refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and was also well tolerated.

FDA Approves Xalkori for Children, Young Adults With Relapsed or Refractory Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

January 14th 2021

The Food and Drug Administration approved the supplemental new drug application for Xalkori (crizotinib) to treat children and young adults between the ages of 1 and 21 with relapsed or refractory, systemic ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

CAR-T Cell Therapy Product for Relapsed/Refractory Large B-Cell Lymphoma Still Under FDA Review

January 6th 2021

The FDA has not yet reached a decision on an application for the approval of a CAR-T cell therapy product for the treatment of relapsed/refractory large b-cell lymphoma and, according to Bristol Myers Squibb, a new action date for the decision has not been set.

Black Patients With Cancer at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Infections, Indianapolis Colts Player Looks to Play Again After Successful Cancer Surgery, and More

December 18th 2020

From a new study showing data that patients with cancer, especially Black patients with cancer, are at a higher risk for COVID-19 than non-cancer patients to NFL punter Rigoberto Sanchez making a speedy recovery after surgery for cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

FDA Approves Rituxan Biosimilar, Riabni, For Patients with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, and Two Blood Vessel Disorders

December 17th 2020

For multiple patients with blood cancers who would normally use Rituxan, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the biosimilar Riabni based off highly similar clinical evidence between the two drugs, potentially lowering costs for patients.

Treating Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

December 17th 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Asher Chanan-Khan about current standards of care for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, as well as a clinical trial looking at a novel therapy.