Steven P. Treon, MD, PhD, on Treating Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma/Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia
2016 Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference
Steven P. Treon, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the question of what is the best upfront therapy for lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia.
Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, of the University of Rochester Medical Center, discusses the use of rituximab as a single agent and in combination with chemotherapy, the emerging role of novel agents, and some possible explanations for the small subset of patients with inferior outcomes.
Nathan H. Fowler, MD, of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Sagar Lonial, MD, of the Emory University School of Medicine, discuss managing early relapsing/refractory disease.
James O. Armitage, MD, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, discusses how an increased understanding of the biology of lymphomas and their multiple subtypes has had a major impact on the ability to treat patients.
S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, and Sagar Lonial, MD, of the Emory University School of Medicine, discuss key issues in treating this disease, including monoclonal antibodies, plasmacytoma, and plasma cell leukemia.
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the pros and cons of these two regimens, with or without another agent, in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.