Emerging treatment options for B-Cell Lymphomas Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Lymphoma, B-Cell


  • As targeted therapy in B-cell lymphomas rapidly expands beyond anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies, many newer types of agents are in various stages of development. During his presentation at the NCCN 20th Annual Conference, Dr. Andrew D. Zelenetz explored many of them, including the newer immunoconjugates, the Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor ibrutinib, agents targeting apoptosis such as venetoclax (ABT-199), the immunomodulator lenalidomide, and novel immune checkpoint inhibitors such as nivolumab. To improve outcomes in patients with B-cell lymphomas, these therapies either target the tumor cells and their pathways or focus on the microenvironment and immune modulation.

publication date

  • May 2015



  • Academic Article



  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 25995425

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 666

end page

  • 9


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