How We Mark Time and How Time Marks Us
Dr. Gotlib discusses the road to approval of midostaurin for the treatment of advanced systemic mastocytosis.
Farming Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Dr. Hoggatt, Dr. Rhee and Dr. Mercier cover efforts to grow red blood cells, platelets, cancer-killing T-cells and many other cell and tissue types to treat patients, speci
Insightful critiques and informed commentary of important ongoing clinical trials
Dr. Abdel-Wahab and Dr. Taylor look at a study that evaluates the safety of combining the anti-PD-L1 antibody atezolizumab with the novel hypomethylating agent guadecitabine in older adults with AML not eligible for standard induction therapy.
Dr. Keel breaks down a study that looks at the use and effects of two different doses of intravenous iron in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis.
Dr. Roberts looks at whether chemoimmunotherapy can be improved as a front-line therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia in fit patients.
Dr. Linkins covers a study that compares apixaban with no anticoagulants for prevention of a composite of fatal and nonfatal venous thromboembolism in children with a central venous catheter and newly diagnosed ALL, lymphoma or mixed-phenotype acute leukemia.
Drs. Raetz and Kovacsovics cover a trial meant to develop a precision medicine approach for the treatment of AML.
Dr. Moss covers a study that compares the PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab with brentuximab vedotin in subjects with relapsed or refractory classical HL.
Dr. Garcia discusses a study that tests a new therapeutic approach with antifibrinolytic agents to chemotherapy-associated thrombocytopenia.
Dr. Abdel-Wahab and Dr. Taylor cover a study that measures the safety of combination ABT-199 and hypomethylating agents in older adults with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), who are treatment-naive and not eligible for standard induction therapy.
Dr. Cuker and Dr. George discuss a study that evaluates the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of SPK-9001 in subjects with hemophilia B.
Dr. Keel talks about a study that compares risks and benefits of alloHCT in older patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes.
September-October 2017Volume 14, Issue 5
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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