When Chris Gorelik received news that his central nervous system lymphoma would leave him with months to live, he sought a second opinion and took a chance on a new treatment protocol — to give him a fighting chance to see his children grow up.
Pulse is a publication of the Lymphoma Research Foundation, providing the latest updates on the Foundation and its focus on lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) research, awareness and education.
LRF Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) member and grantee Michael Williams, MD, of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, sees lymphoma research as having a ripple effect. A lymphoma researcher has a much larger impact on the lives of those touched by this disease.
Widely regarded as the premier event in malignant and non-malignant hematology, the ASH Meeting provided a critical forum for leading hematologists/ oncologists to present their findings to over 20,000 of their peers.
Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (allo-HSCT) may be a successful curative treatment for T-cell patients with poor survival and/or limited treatment options, according to a retrospective study led by LRF grantee Neha Mehta-Shah, MD of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.