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Case Challenges

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

Case Challenges

Treatment options for immune thrombocytopenic purpura

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 22-year-old white man with no prior medical problems presented to the emergency department with profuse nose bleeding. He also noticed unusual…
Case Challenges

Treating adenocarcinoma of the lung

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 48-year-old white man presented to the emergency department with progressive right-sided chest pain for the past two days. The pain…
Case Challenges

Cancer of the anal canal in a patient with HIV

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2008
Luqman Dad, MD
A 48-year-old man with HIV diagnosed more than 20 years prior who has been treated with protease inhibitor-based highly active antiretroviral…
Case Challenges

Weighing the options for adjuvant therapy after lumpectomy

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 50-year-old premenopausal woman came to the oncology clinic for the recommendations of adjuvant therapy after lumpectomy. She initially palpated a…
Case Challenges

Determining treatment for multiple myeloma

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 57-year-old man originally presented in 2005 with three weeks’ history of diplopia and headaches. He denied bone pain, weight loss and fevers, and…
Case Challenges

Urethral cancer: no consensus on treatment

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 63-year-old woman with a history of diabetes and hypertension presented to the emergency department with complaints of difficulty urinating…
Case Challenges

A rare B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder: hairy cell leukemia

HemOnc Today, April 25, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 38-year-old man presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath, profound fatigue and easy bruising for one week. He denied fever…
Case Challenges

Managing angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 61-year-old man with prior history of hypertension, diabetes and alcoholic cardiomyopathy presented to the clinic with night sweats, a 50-lb weight…
Case Challenges

Treating lymphocytic predominant Hodgkin’s disease

HemOnc Today, March 25, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
An 80-year-old man with a prior history of coronary artery disease, hypertension and repaired abdominal aortic aneurysm was found to have a 2-cm…
Case Challenges

Diffuse large B cell lymphoma: weighing the options

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2008
Wajeeha Razaq, MD
A 69-year-old man with no prior medical conditions presented to the emergency department with syncope. There was no associated nausea, vomiting…