Lower dose of temsirolimus as effective for treating mantle cell lymphoma as higher dose

September 2008
Hem/Onc Today;9/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 16, p24
The article discusses research being done on the use of temsirolimus in treating mantle cell lymphoma. It references a study which appeared in the 2008 issue of "Cancer." In the study, patients with relapse or refractory mantle cell lymphoma who had previously received treatment were assigned to receive weekly doses of 25 milligram (mg) intravenous (IV) temsirolimus for 6 four-week cycles. Research revealed overall response rate of 41%.


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