Hitting a Moving Target: Successful Management of Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma involving the Mesentery with Volumetric Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
ConclusionMesenteric involvement of DLBCL can be successfully targeted with localized ISRT fields using IMRT and daily CT-image guidance.
ConclusionsPCPs report several barriers in providing care to hematologic malignancy/HCT survivors. Clinical experience with this patient population is associated with greater confidence in providing survivorship care. Several barriers identified by PCPs in providing survivorship care to hematologic malignancy/HCT survivors are potentially addressable by education, clinical decision support tools and guidelines, enhancing clinical experience, and care coordination with hematologist-oncologists.
CONCLUSIONS: Palliative care was provided to a minority of patients with hematologic malignancies and considerable improvement is required in its timely use and extension. PMID: 31714147 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and LeukemiaAuthor(s): Aleeza Abbasi, Catherine Chung, Basem M. William
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and LeukemiaAuthor(s): Prajwal Dhakal, Elizabeth Lyden, Andrea Lee, Joel Michalski, Zaid S. Al-Kadhimi, Lori J. Maness, Krishna Gundabolu, Vijaya Raj BhattAbstractBackgroundThe role of obesity in prognosis of acute myeloid leukemia(AML) is debatable. Our retrospective study aimed to determine the effect of obesity on overall survival(OS) in AML.MethodsAML patients diagnosed at University of Nebraska Medical Center were divided into 3-groups based on body mass index (BMI): normal(18.5-25kg/m2) or underweight(
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and LeukemiaAuthor(s): Megan Melody, Andrew Kuykendall, David Sallman, Najla Al Ali, Ling Zhang, Chetasi Talati, Eric Padron, Kendra Sweet, Martine Extermann, Alan List, Jeffrey Lancet, Rami KomrokjiAbstractAML in elderly patients (pts) is associated with poor outcomes and often arises from antecedent hematological disorders (AHD), classified as secondary AML (sAML). In order to validate the use of somatic mutations to determine AML ontogeny in the elderly population, we identified 178 elderly (>70yo) AML pts with NexGen Sequencing data....
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and LeukemiaAuthor(s): Giulia Gabrielli, Alessandro Broccoli, Cinzia Pellegrini, Lisa Argnani, Michele Cavo, Pier Luigi Zinzani
ConclusionsThe comprehensive analysis of clinical characteristics, immunophenotypic profiles and cytogenetic features can be helpful in differential diagnosis, especially for patients without an available non-bone marrow biopsy specimen. Universal prognostic factors may help with the early detection of high-risk patients and with stratification in risk-adapted therapy.
Publication date: Available online 7 November 2019Source: Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and LeukemiaAuthor(s): Kaoru Morita, Masahiro Ashizawa, Yumiko Toda, Takashi Ikeda, Shin-ichiro Kawaguchi, Shoko Ito, Shin-ichi Ochi, Takashi Nagayama, Kiyomi Mashima, Kento Umino, Daisuke Minakata, Hirofumi Nakano, Ryoko Yamasaki, Chihiro Yamamoto, Kaoru Hatano, Shin-ichiro Fujiwara, Kazuya Sato, Iekuni Oh, Ken Ohmine, Kazuo MuroiAbstractAbout 40% of patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) relapse after or are refractory to standard chemotherapy with rituximab plus cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin, vincristine, and prednis...
ConclusionsIn summary, CyBorD showed a ≥VGPR rate of 53% with 26.5% achieving CR, which is similar to that seen in previous studies. In addition, MRD negativity assessed by MPF in patients with CR resulted in no difference on survival outcomes.
Publication date: Available online 6 November 2019Source: Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and LeukemiaAuthor(s): Benjamin K. Tomlinson, Molly M. Gallogly, Donna M. Kane, Leland Metheny, Hillard M. Lazarus, Basem M. William, Michael D. Craig, Mark J. Levis, Brenda W. CooperAbstract:BackgroundMidostaurin, a multikinase inhibitor, is approved for treatment of FLT3 mutant acute myeloid leukemia (AML). A phase I study established that midostaurin 75 mg orally twice daily for 14 days with standard dose azacitidine was safe and tolerable in elderly AML. Herein, we report the phase II expansion cohort of previously untreated elderly or ...