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Last update: 07/17/2014

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Agents that target disease pathways

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Maintenance Rituxan 

Agents that target disease pathways

Antibodies (monoclonal) such as Rituxan

Antibiotic therapies for some types of lymphoma

Balancing therapy-related risks  and benefits

Biologics  Interferon, Neupogen, Leukine ...

     Tips on subcutaneous injections

Biomarkers

Bone marrow (stem cell) transplants  TIPS

AllogeneicMini / Autologous / Cord blood 
Auto versus Allo SCT  | 
Donor Lymphocyte Infusions (DLI)
HLA-typing and Background
Harvesting / Mobilizing stem cells 
Graft vs Host Disease | Patient stories  Resources   

Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cells (CAR T-cells)

Chemotherapy

Alphabetical index of agents
Agents grouped by mechanism  
CHOP chemotherapy  
Common chemo protocols (APO...VBM)  
Liposomal (encapsulated) types 
Low dose (metronomic) chemotherapy PEP-C Outcome abstracts - Frontline Treatment support for chemotherapy

Clinical Trials

Focus on Clinical Trials
Find by Type of Lymphoma & Treatment Status

What's New - Trials of Interest
By Type of Agent
New Trials

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Elderly patients - treatment protocols and resources

Evaluating medical claims recognizing bias; limits of abstracts, what makes information credible.

Graft vs Host Disease

Informed consent

Immune-based therapies

Programming T-cells

Immune Checkpoint Blockade

MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome)

Nanotechnology

Ofatumumab for CLL  /  follicular lymphoma

Off-label use of treatments for lymphoma

Photopheresis 

Pipeline new agents with links to clinical trials

Pregnancy During Lymphoma Treatment

Progress Review Group  (PRG) research objectives

Quality of life (patient reported outcomes)

 


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Radio-immunotherapy

Bexxar  ... centers 
Zevalin
  ... centers 
 
Comparing Bexxar/Zevalin 
RIT for bulky disease?

 
for Other Lymphoma Subtypes
and Indications

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)?

Radiotherapy

Side effects | Treatment support for  

Refractory lymphomas  
protocols for lymphomas resistant to standard therapies

Protocols | Clinical Trials

Remissions & Response background & terms

Also Spontaneous regressions

Risks and benefits - balancing | Treatment-related Risks

Rituxan - Basics ... Side effects ...
 
               Check list what to expect, bring, do.

     Abstracts | Maintenance 

Side effects common to treatments

Splenectomy

Stem cell Transplant

Surgery for Lymphoma? (a common question)

Treatments & Decisions

Goals | Types | Outcomes | Interventions  

PROTOCOL TYPES:
  Standard Off-label ... etc. 

BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES
(Standard of Care):

NCCN.org  PDF (login req.)
  
NCI  Cancer.gov

Treatment decisions - factors that can influence treatment goal, type, and timing and
 
         
Considerations at relapse

Experts on treatment

Treatment outcome abstracts

Treatment Support 

Treatment Timing?

Time to Progression comparing protocols for first line treatment of indolent NHL | Frontline

Treatment settings frontline, relapse, survival

Watchful Waiting

Transformation background and treatment

Vaccines  investigational patient-specific therapeutic vaccines

Categorized abstracts | Outcome Data

What's a Drug?

Also see:  Categorized Resources | WebCasts | Experts on Treatment of Lymphomas | Treatment Support

 
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