Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association Annual Conference

Healio brings you the highlights from Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association Annual Conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from HOPA Annual Conference, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Reduced initial dose of cabozantinib may be feasible in advanced renal cell carcinoma

April 5, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma may be able to receive a lower starting dose of cabozantinib without…
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Escalated daunorubicin dose does not improve outcomes among older adults with acute myeloid leukemia

April 5, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — An escalated daunorubicin dose during induction chemotherapy did not improve clinical outcomes among older patients with…
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Fungal infections uncommon among ibrutinib-treated patients despite low rate of prophylaxis

April 5, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Ibrutinib treatment did not appear associated with increased incidence of fungal infections despite a low rate of…
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Third-line chemotherapy for NSCLC confers clinically meaningful PFS to immunotherapy-exposed patients

April 4, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Patients with non-small cell lung cancer exposed to immunotherapy as second-line treatment achieved clinically meaningful…
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Corticosteroid use for immune-mediated adverse events often does not match guidelines

April 4, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — An evaluation of physician prescribing practices showed utilization of corticosteroids for management of immune-mediated…
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Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association presents awards

April 4, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association presented several awards during HOPA Ahead 2019, the organization’s annual…
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Self-care ‘critically important’ to avoid compassion fatigue, prevent burnout

April 4, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Self-care is critically important for health care providers to avoid compassion fatigue and prevent burnout, according to a…
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Pharmacists play key role in guiding adolescents, young adults through cancer survivorship

April 3, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors are more likely than their peers to develop chronic health conditions, and…
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Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association honors 2019 fellows

April 3, 2019
FORT WORTH, Texas — Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association honored the eight members of its 2019 fellows class during the opening ceremony of…

Journalist, breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden to speak at Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association conference

September 19, 2018
Joan Lunden, an award-winning journalist and breast cancer survivor, will serve as keynote speaker at Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy…