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    Ibrutinib in PCNSL: The Curious Cases of Clinical Responses and Aspergillosis.

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    • Christian Grommes
      Case Western Reserve University
      United States
      Anas Younes
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Rockville Centre | United States
    Cancer Cell 2017 06 25;31(6):731-733. Epub 2017 May 25.
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA. Electronic address:
    In this issue of Cancer Cell, Lionakis et al. demonstrate that the combination of temozolomide, etoposide, doxorubicin, dexamethasone, rituximab, and the Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor ibrutinib induced frequent responses in patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma but was associated with significant toxicity, including pulmonary and cerebral aspergillosis infections.
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