Blood cancers

Thrombosis warning for lymphoma patients using extracorporeal photopheresis device

The TGA has issued a safety alert for risk of venous thromboembolism in patients using the Therakos Cellex Photopheresis System. The device, which may be used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), is being investigated after cases of pulmonary embolism were reported among in patients who had recently used Therakos Cellex Photopheresis System. In a ...

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