Items Tagged ‘B-cell lymphoma’

December 18, 2009

No Adverse Effect of Statins Seen on Lymphoma Outcomes

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Statins have no effect on outcomes in patients with B-cell lymphoma treated with rituximab, but improve event-free survival in patients with follicular lymphoma regardless of rituximab treatment, according to a study published online Dec. 14 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.   Noting that statins can block the binding of rituximab to its target, Grzegorz […]

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Tags: B-cell lymphoma, Rituximab


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