Spotlight on Hematology/Oncology
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a technique that allowed them to determine at diagnosis whether children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia would relapse following treatment.
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By Brandon May
Primarily due to its high prevalence and the ease of access to suitable study material, chronic lymphocytic leukemia is at the forefront of genomics and human tumor research. Earn CME credit now!
HIGHLIGHTS IN HEMATOLOGY COLUMN
By Naveen Pemmaraju, MD
It is, in the end, in between the clinic visits in which real life takes place, and where the full story of the patient's existence, their livelihood, their humanity is truly residing, and we must strive to know more about this life “outside of the clinic” as this is indeed a person's real-life story unfolding, waiting to be heard. Let the silence in the clinic be that portal into our patient's life out of the clinic, their life “in between visits.” Click here to read more from Dr. Pemmaraju!
By Heidi D. Finnes, PharmD, BCOP
Acalabrutinib is approved for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who have received at least one prior treatment.
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FEATURED YOUNG INVESTIGATOR
By Valerie Neff Newitt
Eirini Papapetrou, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New
York, N.Y., has emerged as one of the first investigators to produce induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells that allow an extraordinary opportunity for deepening research.