The U.S. Blood System: Under Pressure
Dr. Menitove discusses obstacles and pressure on U.S. blood centers and the U.S. blood supply.
Ground-Breaking Trial Shows Aspirin Is As Effective As Rivaroxaban Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Dr. Linkins looks at evidence that demonstrates that aspirin is as effective as oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban post hip and knee arthroplasty in a significant subset of pat
Insightful critiques and informed commentary of important ongoing clinical trials
Dr. Moss discusses the CLARITY study, which looks at the combination of therapies venetoclax and ibrutinib to treat relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Dr. Moll discusses a study that looks at the use of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with definite antiphospholipid syndrome.
Dr. Jacobson looks at a study that investigates the safety and efficacy of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)- T cell therapy with KTE-C19 in combination with the anti-PD-L1 antibody atezolizumab in patients with refractory DLBCL.
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.
May-June 2018Volume 15, Issue 3
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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