HemOnc Today


The following articles appeared in the print edition of HEMONC TODAY.

Table of Contents

The denominator problem in clinical oncology

William Wood, MD

American College of Radiology elects officers, presents awards

Ohio State names chair of surgery department

ASCO establishes leadership award

Sarah Cannon Research Institute announces two promotions

Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association inducts first fellows class

Cover Story

Better understanding of disease biology triggers ‘revolution’ in male breast cancer


Cancer and the world economy (Please read this, Vice President Biden!)

Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD

FDA News

FDA approves Afstyla to treat patients with hemophilia A

FDA approves Axumin to detect recurrent prostate cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to Opdivo for classical Hodgkin lymphoma

FDA approves Tecentriq, first anti–PD-L1 immunotherapy to treat bladder cancer

Imaging Analysis

A 45-year-old woman with pulmonary venous metastasis from uterine leiomyosarcoma

Ajit Karambelkar, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM

In the Journals

Link found between Parkinson's disease, melanoma

Microbiota profiles in patients with colorectal cancer differ from healthy individuals

Antibiotic use and cancer risk: Repeat exposure poses harm

Invasive sampling remains common for pulmonary nodule management

Afatinib shows promise for genetically mutated urothelial cancer

Increased awareness, expanded trial access ‘could save lives’ of men with breast cancer

Meeting News Coverage

Hydroxyurea therapy improves lung function in children with sickle cell disease

Radiotherapy improves survival for patients with stage IIa testicular seminoma

Upfront autologous HSCT superior to novel therapies for multiple myeloma

Precision medicine approach improves outcomes in phase 1 trials

Majority of providers support medical marijuana use in children with cancer

Metastatic breast cancer research initiative benefits from direct-to-patient recruitment

Higher BMI linked to improved survival for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

Biden: Moonshot requires ‘open collaboration, open minds’

Early palliative care may improve quality of life for family caregivers

CHG wipes may lower rates of central line-associated bloodstream infections

Chemoradiation improves OS, PFS in older patients with glioblastoma

Chemotherapy nonadherence higher among black women with breast cancer

Chimeric antigen receptor T cells exhibit efficacy in advanced lymphoma

Granisetron patch prevents CINV for patients with hematologic malignancies

Bedside sitting improves patient–nurse communication

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