April 26, 2017

Complete Response to Chemo Critical in CLL Patients Who Develop Hodgkin Lymphoma

Achieving a complete response (CR) following ABVD chemotherapy offered the best chance for survival for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who developed Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) following Richter transformation, according to a retrospective study published in the American Journal of Hematology.  

Patients with advanced disease should be investigated by PET/CT and positive lymph nodes should be biopsied, said Mauro, who works in the Department of Cellular Biotechnologies and Hematology at Sapienza University in Rome, Italy. {read more here}