Matthew Painschab, MD, and colleagues report that a five-drug combination chemotherapy provided curative benefit in people diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and is also a cost-effective option in Malawi.
UNC Lineberger’s Christopher Dittus, DO, MPH, assistant professor of medicine at UNC School of Medicine, is the editor of a new book that provides a comprehensive review of how to diagnose and manage rare lymphomas, with a focus on novel treatment approaches. UNC Lineberger faculty and trainees contributed chapters to the volume. “Novel Therapeutics for … Continued
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has awarded a $971,484 Screen to Lead grant to University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers to launch an investigation of new drug compounds that would block enzymes that can become hyperactive in blood cancer cells when mutated. UNC Lineberger’s John Sondek, PhD, a professor in the UNC … Continued
Etteinne “ET” and W. G. Champion “Champ” Mitchell of New Bern, North Carolina, will create a new fund supporting ground-breaking research in blood cancer at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, including lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma research, in gratitude for the care Champ received and to bolster research directed at finding cures.