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Childrens hospital appoints leukemia director

March 1, 2015

Deepa Bhojwani, MD, has been appointed director of the leukemia/lymphoma program at the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, part of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Bhowjwani also will serve as an associate professor in the division of hematology, oncology, and blood and marrow transplantation at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

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NIH recruits three Lasker scholars

February 28, 2015
The NIH has selected three researchers as new Lasker Clinical Research Scholars as part of a joint initiative with the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation to nurture the…
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Combination of trastuzumab, XELOX shows promise for advanced gastric cancer

February 27, 2015
The addition of trastuzumab to the standard first-line regimen of capecitabine plus oxaliplatin created a highly effective and well-tolerated combination for the…
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Chest CT imaging may safely be omitted from neuroblastoma surveillance for pediatric patients

February 27, 2015
Neuroblastoma progression or recurrence in the chest is rare among children and usually can be detected with non-CT imaging modalities or through the presentation of…
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Reconstruction for pelvic tumors achieves satisfactory survival, increases complication rates

February 27, 2015
Newer reconstruction techniques enabled surgeons to achieve local control and satisfactory long-term survival in patients with pelvic tumors, but the resulting…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia

New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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MET targeting, PD-L1/PD-1 inhibition highlight recent developments in genitourinary oncology

February 11, 2015
Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FASCO, president of Levine Cancer Institute at Carolinas HealthCare System and…
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Low Risk AAMDS

Treatment Decision-Making through the Spectrum of MDS:
Case 1 Low 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 MDS…
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