ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY, vol.28, no.10, pp.2496-2502, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Background: Reed-Sternberg cells of classical Hodgkin's lymphoma (cHL) are characterized by genetic alterations at the 9p24.1 locus, leading to over-expression of programmed death-ligand 1 and 2. In a phase 1b study, nivolumab, a PD-1-blocking antibody, produced a high response in patients with relapsed or refractory cHL, with an acceptable safety profile.