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  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Over one-third of patients appeared disease-free 6 months after single treatment, report says

  • DNA Mapping May Lead to Personalized Cancer Treatment
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Technique helped determine lymphoma patients' prognosis, researchers report

  • Immune Therapy Makes Headway Against a Lymphoma
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Early trial results termed 'fantastic step forward' in fight against non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

  • Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

  • Stem Cell Transplant Can Help HIV Patients Battling Lymphoma: Study
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Outcomes after the therapy similar to those for patients who don't carry the virus

  • Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women
    (03-May-2016)
    Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

  • Gene May Explain Higher Rates of Some Cancers in Black People
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Tests were done on mice, but need to be confirmed in humans, researchers say

  • Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

  • Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Early stage disease can be cured about 90 percent of the time, researchers note

  • Lymphoma Survivors May Not Get All Recommended Follow-Up Care
    (15-Jan-2016)
    California study finds gaps in after-care for teen and young adult Hodgkin disease survivors

  • Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

  • Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

  • Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • 2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers
    (12-May-2015)
    But study only showed association, not cause-and-effect link

  • Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (01-May-2015)
    Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

  • Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

  • Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

  • FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
    (28-Jul-2014)
    People with CLL and a specific genetic anomaly can now get the therapy

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
    (25-Jul-2014)
    But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

  • Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

  • Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

  • Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    (03-Jul-2014)
    When lymph nodes become cancerous

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood Cancers
    (09-Dec-2013)
    In many patients in early trials, turning T-cells into cancer fighters sent disease into remission

  • Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say hormones might play role in link, but don't know why

  • Imbruvica Approved for Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    (13-Nov-2013)
    A rare blood cancer

  • Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

  • Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Study found increased survival rate but only for those with highest-risk disease

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Tied to Higher Risk of Stomach Cancer in Study
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Chemo, radiation doses to the stomach found to raise odds

  • Lymphoma Risk Varies for Celiac Disease Patients
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Blood cancer more common for those with continuing intestinal damage, study found

  • Mapping Link Between Blood Cancer, Industrial Pollutant in Georgia
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Benzene appears to raise risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, researchers say

  • Survival Picture No Better for Patients With HIV-Related Lymphoma: Study
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Researchers found higher risk of death for those who had antiretroviral therapy

  • New Strategy Helps Young Lymphoma Patients Avoid Radiation Treatment
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Approach resulted in high remission rates without the risks tied to radiotherapy, researchers say

  • Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Might Raise Child's Cancer Risk: Study
    (09-Apr-2013)
    But research needs replication before conclusions are drawn, experts say

  • Before Deciding on Breast Implants, Consider FDA Precautions
    (27-Feb-2013)
    First, realize that future surgeries are likely, agency says

  • No Evidence That Lupus Drugs Lead to Cancer, Says Study
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Concerns that cyclophosphamide, other meds raise lymphoma risk not borne out by research

  • Shortage of Drug for Children's Cancer May Have Upped Relapse Rates
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Using another treatment didn't keep Hodgkin's lymphoma at bay as long, analysis finds

  • Blood Cancer Patients May Benefit From New Transplant Technique
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Cord-blood expansion method could speed recovery, researchers say

  • Blood or Bone Marrow Better for Stem Cell Transplants?
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Study found no survival differences, but blood cells may be associated with more chronic side effects

  • Melanoma Odds Doubled for Transplant, Lymphoma Patients: Study
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Early detection of this serious skin cancer is critical

  • More Stomach, Esophageal Cancers Seen in AIDS Patients Than Others
    (06-Oct-2012)
    Study looked at nearly 600,000 people with condition

  • Cancer Portrayed Too Grimly in Movies, Study Suggests
    (21-Sep-2012)
    Many popular films use death as plot device even though survival is much improved, researcher says

  • Young Children Treated for Cancer May Be at Risk for PTSD: Study
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Procedures, treatments should be kid-friendly, painless as possible, researchers say

  • HIV Drug May Prevent Bone Marrow Transplant Complication
    (11-Jul-2012)
    The drug, maraviroc, protects against graft-versus-host disease in the liver and gut

  • Limited Radiation May Help Some Kids With Lymphoma
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Therapy increased progression-free survival in children who responded well to chemo, study says

  • In Mice, Cancer Drug Shows Effect on Alzheimer's Symptoms
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Early lab study showed reduction of disease-related plaque

  • Previous Cancer May Up Melanoma Risk
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Findings suggest need to monitor melanoma survivors, researchers say

  • Birth Defects Seem Rare in Kids of Childhood Cancer Survivors
    (13-Dec-2011)
    Findings should reassure parents, doctors say

  • 'Mini' Stem Cell Transplant May Help Seniors With Blood Cancer
    (01-Nov-2011)
    One-third of study patients over 60 had improved overall 5-year survival, researchers report

  • Cancer Risk Doubles After Organ Transplant, Study Finds
    (01-Nov-2011)
    But benefits still far outweigh the risk, say experts

  • Adcetris Approved to Treat Lymphomas
    (19-Aug-2011)
    New treatment fights cancers of the lymphatic system

  • Unemployment Higher Among Childhood Cancer Survivors in Poor Health
    (15-Aug-2011)
    They're 8 times more likely to be out of work than those in good health, study finds

  • Gene Therapy Fights a Tough-to-Treat Leukemia: Study
    (10-Aug-2011)
    Success against chronic lymphocytic leukemia hints at possible use on other tumors, experts say

  • Growing Up Near Livestock Tied to Blood Cancers
    (28-Jul-2011)
    Risk was three times higher for people raised on a poultry farm, New Zealand study finds

  • Chronic Tylenol Use May Be Linked to Blood Cancer, Study Suggests
    (10-May-2011)
    Taking it most days of the week for years might increase risk, researchers say

  • Most Leukemia Patients Recover From 'Chemo Brain' After Transplant: Study
    (06-May-2011)
    But nearly 42 percent had memory, motor skills issues that lingered 5 years post-treatment

  • Breast Implants, Lymphoma Link Seen
    (19-Apr-2011)
    RAND researchers don't find cause and effect, however

  • Could Dogs' DNA Give Clues to Human Lymphoma?
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Recoding genes may help narrow the search for cause of non-Hodgkin's type

  • U.S. Reports Drop in AIDS-Related Cancers
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Improvement linked to advent of antiretroviral drugs, researchers say

  • Gene Mutation Suggests New Treatment Target for Specific Lymphoma
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Findings may one day aid patients with cancer subtype now marked by a low survival rate, study suggests

  • Cancer Cells May Be Able to Urge Their Own Death
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Study suggests that harnessing this trait could improve treatments

  • Study Adds to Evidence That Rituximab Slows Lymphoma Symptoms
    (21-Dec-2010)
    Whether benefits outweigh cost of treatment sparks debate

  • Blood Cancer Advances May Improve Survival
    (06-Dec-2010)
    Drugs seem to benefit patients with multiple myeloma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, researchers say

  • Long-Term Statin Use Won't Up Cancer Risk: Study
    (18-Nov-2010)
    New research on the cholesterol-lowering drugs supports recent findings

  • Less May Be More When Treating Early Hodgkin's
    (11-Aug-2010)
    Fewer cycles of chemotherapy, lower dosage radiation may work just as well as more grueling treatment

  • Patients With Hepatitis B May Face Greater Risk of Blood Cancer
    (03-Aug-2010)
    Study finds twice the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Lymphoma Survivors Often Miss Out on Follow-Up
    (18-Jun-2010)
    Many aren't being screened for later cancers, study finds

  • Hopes Dashed That Vitamin D Reduces Cancer Risk
    (18-Jun-2010)
    Researchers did find those with high levels more likely to develop pancreatic cancer

  • Children of Older Dads at Higher Risk of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (09-Jun-2010)
    Adult women more prone to the cancer if born to father over 40, study shows

  • Green Tea Compound Slowed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    (07-Jun-2010)
    Researchers caution finding was preliminary, effect seen only in early stages of disease

  • Lifestyle Affects Survival in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (21-May-2010)
    Pre-diagnosis smoking, obesity and alcohol use raise death risk, research shows

  • Treatment With Rituxan May Reduce Recurrence of Follicular Lymphoma
    (21-May-2010)
    Research also finds Revlimid slows progression of multiple myeloma

  • Imaging Costs Soar for Medicare Cancer Patients
    (27-Apr-2010)
    Whether more scans are wasteful or improve outcomes isn't known, experts say

  • Cancer Drug Seems to Work by Activating Virus
    (23-Apr-2010)
    Finding could apply to many Epstein-Barr-related cancers, researchers say

  • Seaweed May Help Treat Lymphoma
    (11-Mar-2010)
    Lab study finds extract slows cancer growth without affecting healthy cells

  • Genetic Clues May Point to Better Lymphoma Treatments
    (06-Jan-2010)
    Findings could help those with a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Linked to Survival in Lymphoma Patients
    (09-Dec-2009)
    Supplementation might slow cancer, preliminary study suggests

  • Certain Childhood Cancers More Likely to Recur
    (04-Dec-2009)
    Research and surveillance urged for at-risk patient groups

  • Non-AIDS-Related Cancers Growing Among HIV Patients
    (30-Sep-2009)
    Possible reasons for increased rates explored by researchers

  • Folotyn Approved for Aggressive Type of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (25-Sep-2009)
    For those who have relapsed or haven't responded to other therapies

  • Steady Improvements Seen for Young Blood Cancer Patients
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Survival has significantly increased, research shows

  • Cancer Deaths Declining, Especially Among Young
    (13-Aug-2009)
    Advances in treatment, prevention and detection behind progress, study finds

  • New Antibiotics May Target Cancer-Causing Proteins
    (12-Aug-2009)
    Anti-cancer use of thiazoles could be possible, research suggests

  • Radiation May Raise Stroke Risk After Hodgkin's
    (17-Jun-2009)
    Expert urges use of alternative to 'toxic' treatment

  • Still Too Few Women in Cancer Trials
    (08-Jun-2009)
    Many may lack the time, resources to participate, study finds

  • Immune-Based Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise
    (01-Jun-2009)
    Similar patient-tailored approaches may work for skin, stomach and other cancers, researchers say

  • Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Checking for Second Malignancies
    (01-Jun-2009)
    Another study found some also suffer PTSD years after treatment

  • Wine May Guard Against Lymphoma Recurrence
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Patients who drank before diagnosis had reduced risk of relapse or death, study finds

  • DNA Variations May Alter Risk of Hodgkin's Disease
    (09-Mar-2009)
    Proteins that repair genetic damage are focus of new research

  • Hodgkin's Survivors Prone to Breast Cancer Later
    (16-Feb-2009)
    Study found they were 37 times more likely to develop malignancies after radiation treatments

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Getting Recommended Mammograms
    (27-Jan-2009)
    Chest radiation indicates need for earlier screening, study notes

  • Hard-to-Treat Leukemia Cell Subtype Identified
    (14-Jan-2009)
    Discovery suggests new treatments for aggressive form of childhood disease, study says

  • Combo Therapy Helps Multiple Myeloma Patients
    (12-Dec-2008)
    Three-quarters of those who had relapsed saw disease stabilize or improve, study shows

  • Statin Use Doesn't Inhibit Lymphoma Drug Therapy
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Cholesterol-lowering meds may actually help patients on rituximab, study suggests

  • U.S. Cancer Rate-Death Rate Combo Drops for 1st Time
    (25-Nov-2008)
    But smoking-related cancers continue to rise in some regions of country, report finds

  • Silicone Breast Implants Might Raise Risk of Rare Lymphoma
    (04-Nov-2008)
    But researchers stress absolute chances of disease are still small

  • Poverty Raises Mortality Risk With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Getting chemotherapy did improve chances of survival, study found

  • Ontak Approved to Treat T-Cell Lymphoma
    (17-Oct-2008)
    Targets specific receptor on cancer cells

  • Liver Transplant Patients at Higher Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2008)
    1 in 6 likely to develop some form of disease by 20 years after operation, study says

  • Survival Rates Improve for Kids With Blood Cancers
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Advancements in treatment likely behind continued upswing, study concludes

  • New Lymphoma Drug Shows Promise
    (14-Aug-2008)
    Eleven of 38 non-Hodgkin patients respond to blinatumomab, study finds

  • More Cancer Lymph Nodes Analyzed at Specialty Centers
    (22-Jul-2008)
    If too few are tested, patient's treatment and prognosis may be affected, study says

  • Incidence of Mantle Cell Lymphoma on Rise
    (18-Jul-2008)
    Aggressive form of non-Hodgkin disease puts older men chiefly at risk, study finds

  • Scientists Find Way to Dim Cancer Switch
    (01-Jul-2008)
    Research could pave the way for better treatments of certain malignancies

  • Research Uncovers Clues to Lymphoma
    (24-Jun-2008)
    Findings from mouse model could lead to new therapeutic targets

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Kids Face Greater Risk of Future Problems
    (02-Jun-2008)
    Breast cancer leading cause of death for female survivors; cardiovascular events for males

  • Young Hodgkin Survivors Face Later Risk of Second Cancers
    (02-Jun-2008)
    Thyroid, breast, non-Hodgkin lymphoma were the most common types, study says

  • Medicare Costs Soar for Cancer Care
    (29-Apr-2008)
    Expenditures will continue to rise as the population ages, experts say

  • Radioimmunotherapy After Chemo Safe for Common Lymphoma
    (13-Mar-2008)
    Combo treatment improved overall survival rates in follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Outcomes Improve for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Survival rates have increased, likely because of advancements in therapy

  • Obesity Raises Cancer Risk
    (15-Feb-2008)
    British study details differences between genders, ethnic groups

  • High-Dose Chemo Helps Beat Rare Brain Cancer
    (30-Jan-2008)
    Many patients achieved long-term remission without radiation, study finds

  • Teens, Young Adults Missing Out on Latest Cancer Advances
    (25-Jan-2008)
    Treatment gap between pediatric and adult cancer care one reason why, study reports

  • Combo Treatment Best for Elderly Lymphoma Patients
    (15-Jan-2008)
    Adding monoclonal antibody to chemo lowered toxicity, lengthened survival

  • Possible Cure for Rare Lymphoma Reported
    (10-Dec-2007)
    Other blood cancer treatment advances announced at hematology meeting

  • Doctors Report High Survival Rates for Hodgkin's Disease
    (07-Nov-2007)
    Treatments are improving, and researchers even talk of a cure

  • Natural Protein May Be Lymphoma's 'Bodyguard'
    (01-Aug-2007)
    Blocking Galectin 1 could be new means of fighting cancer, researchers say

  • Lymphoma Drug Effective as 1st Line Treatment
    (05-Jun-2007)
    Bexxar used against follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (24-May-2007)
    Including swollen lymph nodes

  • Hepatitis C Infection Ups Lymphoma Risk
    (08-May-2007)
    Odds of the cancer are 20 to 30 percent higher, study says

  • Trial Uses Measles to Kill Bone Marrow Cancer
    (11-Mar-2007)
    Researchers look to engineer the virus as treatment for multiple myeloma

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Increased Sarcoma Risk
    (21-Feb-2007)
    They were nine times more likely to develop secondary malignancy, study finds

  • Mistletoe Injection Linked to Tumor-Like Growth
    (22-Dec-2006)
    Case report adds to debate over value of the alternative treatment for cancer

  • Cholesterol Control Boosts Lymphoma Survivors' Outcomes
    (09-Nov-2006)
    Cancer treatment leaves patients prone to heart disease, experts note

  • Cancer Staging Affects Patients' Survival
    (25-Sep-2006)
    But Canadian study finds adherence to modified guidelines is poor

  • Molecular Therapies Tackle Blood Cancers
    (05-Jun-2006)
    Research finds Gleevec and thalidomide prolong the lives of many patients

  • Doctors Can Halve Radiation Dose for Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (17-Oct-2005)
    And virtually all patients will enjoy high survival rates, study finds

  • Antibiotics Not Enough to Stop Gastric Lymphoma
    (25-Aug-2005)
    The culprit is a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori, study says

  • Myeloid Leukemia Risk Linked to Obesity
    (02-Aug-2005)
    Association not seen with other types of leukemia, study says

  • New Approach Works Against Leukemia, Lymphoma
    (08-Jul-2005)
    Using stem cells from two umbilical cords a breakthrough for adult patients

  • New Chemo Regimen Best for Lymphoma
    (23-MAR-2005)
    Beat out traditional chemo followed by radiation, study authors report

  • Birth Weight Linked to Cancer Risk
    (07-FEB-2005)
    Big babies have higher rate of breast cancer, certain others, in adulthood, study suggests

  • Drug Shows Major Promise Against Follicular Lymphoma
    (02-FEB-2005)
    Radioactive-based therapy put 75% of patients into remission

  • Sun Can Show a Cancer Benefit
    (01-FEB-2005)
    Studies showed increased survival rates for melanoma, protection against type of lymphoma

  • Drug Eases Painful Effect of Cancer Therapy
    (15-DEC-2004)
    Cuts frequency, duration of common mouth sores

  • Scientists Unlocking Lymphoma's Secrets
    (17-NOV-2004)
    Follicular lymphoma is a killer, but findings offer new hope

  • Hepatitis C Ups Risk of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (19-OCT-2004)
    Those exposed to virus six times more likely to develop cancer

  • New Drug Treatments Offer Hope to Leukemia Patients
    (28-SEP-2004)
    'Targeted' therapies prevent cells from reproducing uncontrollably

  • Many With Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Under-treated
    (23-SEP-2004)
    Trend leading to fewer remissions, cures, researchers stress

  • Depression May Explain Fatigue of Cancer Patients
    (19-JUL-2004)
    Study finds it could be bigger factor than the physical side effects of disease

  • Blood Infection a Threat to Cancer Patients
    (07-JUL-2004)
    Death risk five times higher for those with complication in hospital