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Case Challenges

Clinical scenarios that test your evaluation and application of evidence-based data.

Case Challenges

A case of malignant endotracheobronchial carcinoma

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2009
Luqman Dad, MD
A 83 year-old woman initially presented with a 50 pack-year smoking history and early-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the left lower lobe…
Case Challenges

64-year-old man with metastatic colon cancer

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2009
Anne Blaes, MD
The patient was in his usual state of health until approximately June 2005 when he started to notice some fatigue. He was evaluated by his…
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A 40-year-old woman with a breast lump

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2009
Anne Blaes, MD
The patient is a 40-year-old otherwise healthy woman who came in for a new evaluation of breast cancer. The patient reported that she was well…
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32-year-old lung transplant recipient with abdominal pain

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2009
Anne Blaes, MD
The patient is a 32-year-old man with cystic fibrosis, who is Epstein-Barr virus naive and underwent a bilateral lung transplant in January 2006…
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76-year-old woman presents with purple spots on her chest

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2009
Anne Blaes, MD
Our patient was a 76-year-old woman who presented to her primary care physician with complaints of purple spots on her right chest. She reports…
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A 43-year-old woman presents with nausea and vomiting

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2009
Anne Blaes, MD
A 43-year-old woman with a history of obesity presented with one month of nausea, vomiting and an inability to eat. The patient reported that…
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Hodgkin’s lymphoma in an HIV-positive man

HemOnc Today, December 25, 2008
Anne Blaes, MD
A 40-year-old, previously healthy man presented to his primary care physician with a lump in his right neck. He reported weight loss and fatigue. He…
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Managing a patient with diffuse brainstem glioma

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2008
Luqman Dad, MD
A 17-year-old woman with no significant past medical history presented to her primary care physician after having headaches for two weeks. She…
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Options to treat metastatic pancreatic cancer

HemOnc Today, November 25, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD

Wajeeha Razaq An otherwise healthy white man aged 52 years presented to the ED with two to three week’s history of anorexia, nausea, diffuse…
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Treatment options for prostate adenocarcinoma

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 71-year-old Spanish man, who initially presented in 2003 with urinary hesitancy and frequency, was found to have a PSA of 13. A prostate…