Based on LOTIS-2 trial results that reported an overall response rate of nearly 50%, in April 2021 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to loncastuximab tesirine-lpyl (ZynlontaTM) for adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma.
With so many of today’s cancer treatments administered orally, ensuring that patients adhere to their regimen as prescribed is essential to optimal outcomes. According to the World Health Organization, medication adherence is the single most important modifiable factor that affects treatment outcomes.
Many nurses, even those in leadership, believe in the misconception that well-being is an indulgence or luxury they cannot afford, but this simply isn’t the case: it’s an investment that can improve your effectiveness, especially as a leader.
Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a severe adverse reaction after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation that decreases quality of life and is a major cause of death. In July 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved belumosudil (RezurockTM) as a third-line treatment option for chronic GVHD.
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