Van A Do1, Rachel D Truong1, Jacqueline Kropf2, Madiha Ahmed1 and Steve J Carlan3*
1Department of Internal Medicine, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, USA
2Orlando Health, Orlando, Hematology and Oncology, Orlando Health Cancer Institute, Florida, USA
3Academic Affairs and Research, Florida, USA
*Corresponding Author: Steve J Carlan, Academic Affairs and Research, Florida, USA.
Received: May 23, 2023; Published: June 07, 2023
Classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) is a highly curable malignancy, even in advanced stage disease with long-term disease specific survival exceeding 85%. Brentuximab vedotin (BV) is an antibody-drug conjugate targeting CD30, is one of the novel therapies that is showing promising results when used in conjunction with frontline treatment for cHL such as doxorubicin. These promising results have been demonstrated since 2018, during which the hallmark ECHELON-1 trial was conducted and eventually led to the approval of BV as part of the initial treatment for advanced stage cHL. A case of a 35-year-old man initially diagnosed with Stage IIB cHL presented with respiratory complications secondary to a large anterior mediastinal mass. The patient was treated with BV in combination with doxorubicin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine (AVD) instead of the first line regiment doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine (ABVD) without complications. This case is unique due to the demonstration of an uncomplicated and exceptional clinical response to BV-AVD in a patient who could not be treated with first-line ABVD due to severe restrictive lung disease and concern for tracheal stenosis.
Keywords: Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma; Brentuximab Vendotin; BV-AVD; Involved Site Radiation Therapy
Citation: Steve J Carlan., et al. “Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma Treated with Brentuximab Vedotin". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 4.7 (2023): 03-06.
Copyright: © 2023 Steve J Carlan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.