Indiana University Health, USA
Title: Bendamustine for refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma, is it good enough?
Hesham Mourad is a Doctor of Pharmacy graduated in 2011. He completed a general pharmacy residency in 2012. After that he worked as clinical pharmacist in a community teaching hospital primarily in critical care and outpatient oncology practice. He co-authored two oncology related case reports which he participated in the treatment decision making process. one case was published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the other case was published in Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice. He is also board certifi ed pharmacotherapy specialist.
This lecture will review the current role for bendamustine in refractory Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Several articles and case reports will be reviewed and evaluated to defi ne the current role of bendamustine in those patients. Also recommendations from the current guidelines will be evaluated based on those articles. In addition to these subjects, attendees of this lecture will able to decide when to use bendamustine in those selected patient.