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Second malignancies, death common among cancer survivors

Second malignancies, death common among cancer survivors
July 25, 2016

Approximately one in 12 patients with a common primary tumor were diagnosed with a second primary malignancy between 1992 and 2008, according to results of a SEER analysis.

Further, more than one-half of these patients died of their second malignancy. Lung cancer was the most common second primary malignancy.

Combination therapy, HSCT extend PFS in primary plasma cell leukemia

July 25, 2016
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation preceded by induction therapy with bortezomib and dexamethasone plus doxorubicin or cyclophosphamide improved PFS and induced…

Delirium frequently underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancers

July 25, 2016
Delirium occurs frequently but appears underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancer who presented in the ED, according to the results of a randomized observational…

Memorial Sloan Kettering society presents inaugural prize

July 23, 2016
Richard J. O’Reilly, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has been named the inaugural recipient of The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize. The…
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The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

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Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
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VIDEO: Merge of immunotherapy, genomics lead to personalized treatment

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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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Second malignancies, death common among cancer survivors

July 25, 2016
Approximately one in 12 patients with a common primary tumor were diagnosed with a second primary malignancy between 1992 and 2008, according to…

Combination therapy, HSCT extend PFS in primary plasma cell leukemia

July 25, 2016
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation preceded by induction therapy with bortezomib and dexamethasone plus doxorubicin or cyclophosphamide improved…

Delirium frequently underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancers

July 25, 2016
Delirium occurs frequently but appears underdiagnosed in patients with advanced cancer who presented in the ED, according to the results of a…

Memorial Sloan Kettering society presents inaugural prize

July 23, 2016
Richard J. O’Reilly, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has been named the inaugural recipient of The Society of Memorial Sloan…

ASH honors medical students, residents

July 22, 2016
ASH selected 15 medical students and 15 residents to receive the 2016 ASH HONORS Award. The award — the acronym for which stands for Hematology…

ASH, European Hematology Association name training program participants

July 21, 2016
ASH and the European Hematology Association selected 20 early-career hematologists to participate in the 2016 Translational Research Training in…

In the Journals

Epstein–Barr virus status affects GVHD risk after HSCT

July 19, 2016
Donor Epstein–Barr virus donor and recipient status significantly influenced risk for acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease among…

Nationwide Children’s Hospital names director of cellular therapy, cancer immunotherapy

July 17, 2016
Dean Lee, MD, PhD, has been appointed director of the cellular therapy and cancer immunotherapy program for Nationwide Children’s…

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Ipilimumab shows promise for patients who relapse following HSCT

July 13, 2016
Ipilimumab induced complete responses among patients with hematologic malignancies who relapsed following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell…

Memorial Sloan Kettering program designed to meet needs of teens, young adults with cancer

July 13, 2016
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center launched a new initiative designed to help teens and young adults with cancer. The program offers services to…

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