Most patients with Hodgkin lymphoma are cured by modern treatment. For patients with a relapse/refractory disease after autologous stem cell transplantation and brentuximab vedotin, prognosis is dismal. Checkpoint inhibitors are very active in this group of patients and may offer a bridge to allogeneic stem cell transplantation.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2017;8(5):192–4)