The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) returned to the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, with nearly 70 LRF-affiliated scientists presenting more than 100 abstracts at this year’s conference.
Playing the long game is not a new concept for Lymphoma Research Foundation Grantee and Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) member Ari Melnick, MD, of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Lymphoma research is not a field for those looking for instant gratification, but Dr. Melnick has never taken a sprinter’s approach to finding cures for lymphoma. He is more of a marathoner.
Several oral agents have been proven active in the treatment of certain subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphomas, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL), follicular lymphoma