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Hematologic Malignancies

Hematologic Malignancies

Maintenance therapy with TKIs following allogeneic HSCT is feasible and may improve outcomes in patients with high-risk Philadelphia chromosome–positive leukemia.

Treatment with the anti–PD-1 antibody pembrolizumab was safe and active in a small study of patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma whose disease progressed after treatment with brentuximab vedotin.

Dietary, pet, and social contact restrictions did not have any effect on infectious complications in children undergoing intensive treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

A study covering 4 decades of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia in Sweden found dramatic improvements in life expectancy since the advent of tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy.

In this video we discuss the results of a phase III trial that studied upfront high-dose chemotherapy plus autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) compared to chemotherapy alone and bortezomib in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

The anti-CCR4 antibody mogamulizumab showed promising response rates compared to investigator’s choice in a randomized phase II trial of relapsed/refractory adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma.

Similar survival outcomes were seen in lymphoma patients who underwent related donor haploidentical HCT and HLA-matched sibling donor transplant.

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