Meeting News

Mild factor XI deficiency linked to higher risk for postpartum hemorrhage after cesarean delivery

December 10, 2019
ORLANDO — Giving birth via cesarean section appeared to be associated with twice the risk for postpartum hemorrhage among women with mild…
Meeting News

Early relapse predicts poor outcomes in patients with mantle cell lymphoma

December 10, 2019
ORLANDO — Patients with mantle cell lymphoma who relapse within 6 months of frontline therapy experienced poor outcomes with current salvage…
Editorial

Engaging in conversations about fertility

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2019
John Sweetenham, MD
Among the new jargon that has found its way into our daily professional lives, “oncofertility” is one of the words I like the least. In…
SupplementSupplement

Take a look back at the top ovarian cancer news from 2019

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2019
In this supplement to HemOnc Today, we have compiled the most-read articles written about ovarian cancer this year.
From risk reducing measures…
Point/Counter

Should screening of the gut microbiome be standard practice for patients with melanoma?

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2019
POINT We should screen the gut microbiome of our patients with melanoma. Currently, this practice is not necessary for treatment or clinical…
Cover Story

Harnessing the gut to improve cancer outcomes

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2019
The gut microbiome — made up of more than a trillion microbes, archaea, viruses, phages, yeast, fungi and bacteria in the intestine — has…
In the Journals

News about Trump negatively impacts medical interns’ moods

December 10, 2019
Heavy workloads, medical errors and sleep deprivation are recognized factors that can affect the mental health of training physicians. Recently…
In the Journals

Innovative clinical trial designs, therapies for refractory disease top unmet needs in rheumatology

December 10, 2019
New treatments and trial designs, particularly focused on patients with refractory disease, remain among the top unmet needs in rheumatology in 2019…
In the Journals

Bedaquiline-based treatment associated with favorable outcomes in patients with MDR-TB

December 9, 2019
Bedaquiline-based regimens for treating patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, MDR-TB, were associated with favorable outcomes and a lower…
In the Journals

One-time liver stiffness measurement can predict decompensation in PSC

December 9, 2019
A single liver stiffness measurement and changes in liver stiffness over time correlated with hepatic decompensation in patients with primary…
In the JournalsPerspective

Just 41% of eligible kids get MMR vaccine before travel outside US

December 9, 2019
Just 41% of eligible children received the MMR vaccine during pretravel consultation before traveling outside the United States during a recent…
In the Journals

Health-related QoL less impacted in radiographic vs. nonradiographic axial SpA

December 9, 2019
Radiographic axial spondyloarthritis, or axSpA appears to have less impact on patient-reported outcome measures than the nonradiographic form of the…
Meeting News

Allogeneic HSCT after PD-1 therapy safe, effective in Hodgkin lymphoma

December 9, 2019
ORLANDO — Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation appeared effective and generally safe for patients with relapsed or refractory…
In the Journals

Micronutrient deficiencies likely underdiagnosed in dermatologic inpatients

December 9, 2019
Patients hospitalized for dermatologic issues with concomitant micronutrient deficiencies had a significantly increased length of stay and higher…
In the Journals

Risk-tolerant patients with opioid use disorder more likely to relapse

December 9, 2019
Computational markers have revealed that patients in treatment for opioid addiction are more likely to relapse when they develop greater tolerance to…
In the Journals

Phaco-ELT shows comparable efficacy but longer survival than phaco-aiT

December 9, 2019
Combining cataract surgery with minimally invasive MIGS leads to more efficient IOP lowering and reduced need for medications than…
In the Journals

CPAP improves quality of life in mild OSA

December 9, 2019
When compared with sleep hygiene counseling, CPAP in addition to sleep counseling improved symptoms among patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea…
In the Journals

Air pollution may increase mortality risk after heart transplantation

December 9, 2019
Air pollution may be associated with mortality in patients after undergoing a heart transplant, according to a study published in the Journal of the
Meeting News

Anti-TNF therapy appears effective after first-line Entyvio in IBD

December 9, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In patients with inflammatory bowel disease, first-line vedolizumab treatment did not appear to compromise the effectiveness of…
Meeting News

ASH acknowledges three Choosing Wisely Champions for their ‘elegant, implementable strategies’

December 9, 2019
ORLANDO — ASH named three Choosing Wisely Champions today at its Annual Meeting and Exposition, recognizing clinicians who have implemented…