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New Cancer Treatments and Combination Therapies Presented by Leading Experts from the John Theurer Cancer Center at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
Date:6/3/2010

class="xn-person">Andre Goy, M.D., Deputy Director and Chief, Lymphoma at the John Theurer Cancer Center collaborated with researchers at other major cancer centers to examine the value of adding rituximab to FND (fludarabine, mitoxantrone, and dexamethasone) combination therapy for relapsed indolent B-cell lymphoma.  While rituximab is often used as a treatment option for patients with this condition, optimal therapy remains controversial.  In phase I-II studies by this research group, they observed a complete remission rate of 48% using FND for this cancer. Adding rituximab to the treatment regimen, they achieved a five-year overall survival rate of 84% and a nine-year rate of 53%.  

The researchers concluded that rituximab-FND combination therapy is a very active and well tolerated regimen for relapsed indolent B-cell lymphoma. Patients who received this therapy were also able to receive stem cell transplants, and had favorable outcomes.  

Optimal front-line therapies for mantle cell lymphoma.  (Abstract number 8067; poster session, June 5, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.)

Tatyana Feldman, M.D., Attending, Lymphoma, the John Theurer Cancer Center and colleagues conducted a retrospective analysis of cases at the John Theurer Cancer Center in order to compare the survival of newly diagnosed mantle cell lymphoma patients who were given three distinct first-line treatment regimens. The study was conducted because there is no consensus on the best treatment for this subset of patients, and because data from randomized studies are not available. Recent analyses however, strongly support the use of high-dose treatments for these patients. The researchers' analyzed data to compare the overall survival of patients
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