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Myeloproliferative neoplasms increase risk for death

July 1, 2015

Patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms had a higher mortality rate than the general population, primarily due to hematologic malignancy, infections and vascular events, according to study results.

Although myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) have long been associated with a shortened life expectancy, information about cause of death has been limited.

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BLOG: Health care providers need to consider options offered by patient financing programs

July 1, 2015
Most health care practices have financial policies in place that require payment by cash, check or major credit card for out-of-pocket costs. However, in today’s…
In the Journals

Baseline caspase levels may serve as biomarker in advanced SCCHN

July 1, 2015
The presence of high serum caspase-3 activity predicted poor PFS and nonresponse to novel targeted treatments in patients with squamous cell cancer of the head and neck…
In the Journals

Bevacizumab improves pathological complete response in HER-2–negative early breast cancer

June 30, 2015
The addition of four cycles of bevacizumab to standard neoadjuvant chemotherapy significantly improved the pathological complete response rate among patients with…
In the Journals

Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine also safe, effective in younger boys, girls

June 30, 2015
Recent study data showed that Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine also is safe and effective in boys and girls aged 9 to 15 years, advancing previous research that found similar…
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Hematology Oncology Case Consults

Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case…
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VIDEO: Complete lymph node dissection does not improve outcomes in SLNB-positive melanoma

VIDEO: Complete lymph node dissection does not improve outcomes in SLNB-positive melanoma

June 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Vernon K. Sondak, MD, chair of the department of cutaneous oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center and a…
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CME CNE
High Risk AAMDS

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 2 High Risk MDS

An educational presentation from Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

MDS is a difficult disease to diagnose and treat. Frequently it is challenging for healthcare providers to explain to…
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