The interim analysis from the phase 3 KEYNOTE-204 study suggests pembrolizumab should be considered the preferred treatment option for patients with relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma over brentuximab vedotin.
Scott R. Solomon, MD, discusses the adverse events and pharmacokinetics of lisocabtagene maraleucel in 12 patients with relapsed/refractory large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who had previously received anti-CD19 therapy.
Primary results from the phase 3 CHRONOS-3 study revealed a survival benefit with the combination of copanlisib in combination with rituximab over rituximab plus placebo in patients with relapsed indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
While the treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma has seen novel approaches in recent years improving outcomes for many patients, high-risk patients develop progressive disease and have limited treatment options.
Assessing prognosis is an important step prior to treatment selection for a patient with classic Hodgkin lymphoma, explained Joseph Michael Tuscano, MD. Other steps aid in the treatment and management of toxicity.
The NCCN guidelines options available for patients with relapsed/refractory DLBCL include gemcitabine/oxaliplatin with or without rituximab, polatuzumab vedotin with or without bendamustine and rituximab, or the combination of bendamustine and rituximab alone.