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Lymphoma Learning Center Clinical Briefs

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    Test your knowledge on the optimal treatment strategies for relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
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    A new study analyzes a novel program of motivational interviewing via text message to help increase physical activity in survivors of childhood cancer.
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    Primary care clinicians should prioritize cancer prevention and targeted surveillance for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
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    HSCT recipients have poor overall survival from COVID-19, mandating stringent surveillance and aggressive treatment.
    Do COVID-19 Outcomes Differ for Stem Cell Transplant Patients?
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    Hodgkin lymphoma survivors have higher long-term mortality from causes other than HL compared with the general population.
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    A new study evaluates risks for COVID-19 and severe COVID-19 among adults with cancer.
    Can Type of Cancer Affect COVID-19 Outcomes?
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    A new study creates elegant risk prediction tool for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
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    Overall cancer deaths continue to fall in the United States in both sexes and all ages and races, but incidence rates are leveling off in male individuals and rising slightly in female individuals.
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    A new study evaluates US trends in cancer incidence and mortality over 3 decades.
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  • Survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed in childhood remain at markedly increased risk for various solid tumors decades later, according to a large, ongoing cohort study.

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  • Higher frequency of organic food consumption was linked to lower cancer risk, suggesting a potential preventive strategy against cancer if the study findings are confirmed.

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  • During the first 3 months after a pericarditis diagnosis, risks for lung cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and myeloid leukemia were higher than in an age- and sex-matched general population.

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  • Pruritus is significantly more severe in late- than in early-stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and in the leukemic variant than in mycosis fungoides.

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  • Concerns have been raised about the risk of increasing cancer risk with CT imaging, and the utility of yearly CT imaging beyond the first year after chemotherapy has not been proven.

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  • The FDA has approved tbo-filgrastim for the treatment of severe neutropenia associated with use of chemotherapy in nonmyeloid malignancies.

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  • Childhood cancer survivors who underwent either abdominal or total-body radiotherapy as part of their treatment are at increased risk of developing diabetes later in life because of damage to the pancreas.

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  • Two new cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a serious brain infection that can be fatal, have been reported with use of brentuximab. A boxed warning has been added to the drug label.

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  • A case-control study shows an increased risk for lymphoma, consistent with previous studies, but no overall increase in the risk for cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

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