Navigation Links
Progress in quest to reduce use of radiation in treatment of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma
Date:6/26/2012

rcent of the five-year survivors were cancer-free. Patients in both treatment groups were equally likely to enjoy that status.

Cancer returned in 11 patients, including five not initially treated with radiation. The recurrence was successfully treated with chemotherapy and low-dose irradiation. Four patients who received irradiation during their treatment received high-dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants when their cancer returned. One patient was successfully treated with a more intensive chemotherapy and radiation combination than the one that initially worked, but that patient did not undergo a bone marrow transplant. Another patient relapsed with a form of lymphoma known as non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Despite treatment, that patient later died of the disease.

Metzger said the findings suggest that for a subgroup of Hodgkin lymphoma patients this therapeutic regimen may not be appropriate. These are patients with nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin. Of the five patients in the chemotherapy-only group who relapsed, four had this subtype.


'/>"/>

Contact: Summer Freeman
summer.freeman@stjude.org
901-595-3061
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Well-known author and historian reports on progress in Huntingtons therapies
2. Mount Sinai researcher finds timing of ADHD medication affect academic progress
3. San Diego Physician to be Recognized at White House for Progress in Health IT
4. No Progress in Reducing U.S. Motorcycle Deaths: Report
5. Biosynthetic grape-derived compound prevents progression of Alzheimers disease in mice
6. RANK protein promotes the initiation, progression and metastasis of human breast cancer
7. Early Use of MS Drug May Cut Likelihood of Progression
8. New MRI technique may predict progress of dementias
9. New Polar RCX3 Heart Rate Monitor Versus Suunto Quest
10. Weirdest hCG Questions Revealed
11. When to have kids: A complex question for hazel dormice
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... and vegetables are often displayed in the popular ... also plenty of high-sugar foods. A new study ... is portrayed in children,s TV programmes as well ... dietary habits and weight status. , Steingerdur Olafsdottir,s ... in the popular Swedish children,s TV show Bolibompa. ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Washington, April 21, 2014 Five for-profit and ... of $1.25 million in Proof of Concept grants ... ideas into commercial products, the Life Sciences Discovery ... $300,000 Entrepreneur Mentoring Program grant to the Washington ... statewide advisory network to train the next generation ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Parents and physicians concerned about an increase in ... can breathe a sigh of relief. According to a ... years worth of data from states with and without ... to increased use among adolescents. The study is published ... of Adolescent Health . , "Any time a ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... published in the journal Oncotarget , explored ... appearances or their own DNA signatures within the ... to design effective, targeted treatment strategies. , Firstly ... mutation and either the KRAS or BRAF mutation. ... the EGFR gene mutation have that specific mutation ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... have shown that proliferation of endogenous neural precursor ... neurons and axons. From the perspective of neural ... Yat-sen University in China observed the effects of ... cell proliferation and expression of basic fibroblast growth ... brain on the infarct side. The researchers found ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV 2Health News:LSDF announces commercialization grants and Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 2Health News:RI Hospital physician: Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't increase use among adolescents 2Health News:Non-uniform genetic mutations identified in lung cancers could lead to targeted treatment 2
... pills a patient is prescribed to take and how well ... a new study presented recently at the 19th Annual Meeting ... San Diego (April 11-14). The large-scale study looked at patients ... channel blockers (CCBs), and provides more supportive evidence that adherence ...
... some of us gain more weight than others- This ... molecule called BSX, as scientists from the European Molecular ... [DIFE], Potsdam, and the University of Cincinnati report in ... is the molecular link between spontaneous physical activity and ...
... of Leeds have found a mechanism to prevent a ... ,Dr Lezanne Ooi, a postdoctoral researcher in ... progression of cardiac hypertrophy can be halted by increasing ... a significant discovery because whilst the symptoms can be ...
... Indonesia, the country worst hit by bird flu, have ... susceptible to infection, an official warned Wednesday . ... flu control, Bayu Krisnamurthi, also told reporters the human ... to 86.4 percent, as compared with 74.5 percent the ...
... needs of the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will ... (NDC) to discuss disease control and public health . ... implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), he ... issues and ensure efficient functioning of public health services, ...
... Network) Foundation has organized a function for honoring of Organ ... ,Organ donation is the most selfless gift that ... India almost twelve hundred transplants of kidneys, heart, liver have ... take place after declaration of brain death by specialists. MOHAN ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Molecular Basis of Obesity-Revealing the Unknown Facts 2Health News:Breakthrough for Treatment of Fatal Heart Condition 2Health News:Honoring of Organ Donor Families at Raj Bhavan in Chennai 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015" ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting from aging ... China,s orthopedic instrument industry has seen rapid ... from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 to 9.85 billion ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... RAPIDS, Mich. , Jan. 15, 2014 As health ... the flu virus, select Meijer pharmacies in Michigan ... strep throat to eligible patients, enabling Meijer pharmacists to administer ... strict protocol set by a physician participating in the study. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... commitments from institutional investors to purchase an aggregate of ... an at-the-market registered direct offering, led by a dedicated ... definitive purchase agreements with these investors pursuant to which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 2Meijer Pharmacy Offers Free Flu, Strep Testing as Influenza Cases Rise Across the Midwest 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3
... Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 3, 2007 - EPIX,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIX) ... executive officer of EPIX, is,scheduled to present at ... Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 1:30 p.m.,(EDT) at ... The presentation will be webcast live and can ...
... DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 2, 2007 - Accelrys, Inc.,(NASDAQ:ACCL), the ... announced today that its CFO,Rick Russo, will present ... in New York on July 11, 2007 at,10:30 ... the Mandarin,Oriental Hotel July 10th-12th. In attendance will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:EPIX Pharmaceuticals to Present at the C.E. Unterberg, Towbin,Emerging Growth Opportunities Conference 2Accelrys to Present to Investors at C.E. Unterberg Emerging Growth,Opportunities Conference 2
Infusion Cannula, 4.0mm....
Subretinal Injection Cannula, Curved; 20g (0.90) x 1" (25mm); Tip Extension: 3mm, 32g (0.23); Angled at 35°....
Subretinal Fluid Cannula, Straight; 20g (0.90) x 1-1/2" (38mm); 12mm Flexible Tubing Extends 6mm Beyond Tip....
Micro Vitreoretinal Cannula; Angled; 20g (0.90) x 1" (25mm); Tip Extension: 3mm, 32g (0.23); Angled at 65°, 1mm from Tip....
Medicine Products: