The Case for Abandoning Induction Chemotherapy
Dr. Pollyea discusses reconsidering the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia solely with intensive induction chemotherapy.
Another Therapeutic Agent in the Pipeline for Preventing Acute Vaso-Occlusive Events in Sickle Cell Disease
Dr. DeBaun looks at experiments using ARQ 092 as a possible therapeutic agent for preventing acute vaso-occlusive events in sickle cell disease.
Dr. Coetzer looks at advances in CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing as well as critical aspects that must be addressed and optimized before the technology can be implemented in a clinical setting to treat patients.
Dr. Gotlib provides his perspective on how the groundbreaking progress in hematology achieved during 2016 has come about as well as the need to navigate the new administration to show how seriously we take hematology.
Dr. Keel reviews promising advances during 2016 in HIT prevention and treatment, while mentioning the need for further trials to confirm the safety and efficacy of existing anticoagulants.
Dr. Garcia takes a look at the best of 2016 in the field of platelet disorders and within nonmalignant hematology through a randomized trial that compared standard care to standard care plus platelet transfusion in adult patients who were taking antiplatelet drugs and experienced ICH.
Dr. Hoggatt covers novel insights in 2016 that show that HSC mitochondria may regulate hematopoiesis and predicts 2017 will shed more light on these HSC-niche interactions.
Dr. Raje, Dr. Yee and Dr. O'Donnell discuss various daratumumab combinations that have emerged as options for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
Dr. Abdel-Wahab and Dr. Taylor review the progress made during 2016 in understanding the molecular underpinnings of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) as well as in the use of precision medicine for patients with AML.
Dr. LaCasce discusses data that emerged in 2016 for novel immunotherapy approaches in Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Dr. George and Dr. Allen discuss advances in the field of myeloproliferative neoplasms that have come about in 2016.
Dr. DeBaun covers updates in the treatment of sickle cell disease that have come about during 2016 and discusses the potential availability of a new therapy for the prevention of vaso-occlusive pain episodes in adults with SCD.
May-June 2017Volume 14, 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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