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Adding ibrutinib to bendamustine-rituximab in relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology is underway in Chicago right now. The results of an important clinical trial were presented yesterday (Saturday, May 30, 2015). 479 more words

David Kranch (1941-2014) – Doting father and gran'pa loved family and Fords

By Tracey Powers and Alex Cierpicki

David Milton Kranch

Born: March 24th, 1941

Died: March 27th, 2014 in Ottawa of complications from chronic lymphocytic leukemia… 807 more words

Life Story

Ask the Doctor: Updates on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia & Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

The Lymphoma Research Foundation’s (LRF) “Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma” programs are designed specifically for people affected by lymphoma. Tonight’s two-hour topic-specific seminar will feature a presentation led by Director of the CLL Research Center,  179 more words

Patient Education

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Venetoclax for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory CLL with 17p Deletion

Earlier today the FDA granted the Breakthrough Therapy Designation to venetoclax (ABT-199). Venetoclax was awarded this designation for the treatment of relapsed or refractory CLL in previously treated patients with 17p deletion. 154 more words

Lymphoma News

FDA Breakthrough Therapy: AbbVie’s Venetoclax For Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia With 17p Deletion

AbbVie announces May 6th that the FDA grants the Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to its investigational oral non-orphan drug Venetoclax. The FDA BTD is for relapsed/refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) with the 17p deletion genetic mutation. 148 more words

FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation

4/14/15 Seduced By Righteous Eating

I had been seduced by righteous eating.
Steven Bratman, MD

It was purely by accident that I stumbled across Steven Bratman, a physician who practices alternative medicine. 2,866 more words

Pausing for Gratitude

This morning I awoke with a heart full of gratitude. My life isn’t perfect, but as we say in my native East Tennessee, it’s “purt near” (pretty close to) that. 1,691 more words

Aging Parents