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Climate change: A growing threat to children’s health

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2020
According to WHO, Earth has warmed approximately 0.85°C over the last 130 years — with each of the past 3 decades being successively warmer…

Novel coronavirus emerges in China, prompting emergency declarations

Infectious Disease News, February 2020
The emergence of a novel coronavirus in China and its rapid spread to dozens of other countries, including the United States, prompted WHO and the…
Cover StoryPerspective

New treatments, increased awareness shine spotlight on cardiac amyloidosis

Cardiology Today, February 2020
Amyloidosis, a disease in which misfolded proteins form amyloid fibrils that deposit in tissues and organs including the heart, is a vexing condition…
Point/Counter

Should physician advocacy be a core component of medical professionalism?

Orthopedics Today, January 2020
An online search shows advocacy is defined as “public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.” Therefore, it goes…
FDA News

FDA advisory committee unanimously supports approval of tazemetostat for epithelioid sarcoma

December 18, 2019
The FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee, or ODAC, today voted 11-0 in favor of approval of tazemetostat for the treatment of adults with…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Neoadjuvant pembrolizumab benefits patients with high-risk triple-negative breast cancer

December 12, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — The addition of pembrolizumab to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and as adjuvant therapy increased pathologic complete response among…

Hematologists, oncologists elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 30, 2019
The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members. Election to the academy —…

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards $13.8 million for research into pediatric blood cancers

October 9, 2019
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awarded $13.8 million in new pediatric research grants designed to identify more effective and precise treatments…
FDA News

FDA awards $15 million to fund trials of treatments for rare diseases

October 8, 2019
The FDA awarded 12 grants worth more than $15 million to fund clinical trials of medical products intended to treat patients with rare diseases. The…
Meeting News

Researchers identify mutations associated with treatment sensitivity, resistance in NSCLC

September 8, 2019
BARCELONA —STK11 and KEAP1 mutations appeared associated with poorer outcomes among patients with

Three scientists to receive Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for research into key cancer pathway

September 6, 2019
Columbia University will award this year’s Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to three scientists for their seminal contributions to understanding of…

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation awards $1.4 million in grants

September 5, 2019
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation awarded $1.4 million worth of new grants to fund investigations into multiple scientific areas. The…

Clinical trial participation studies show possible survival benefit, misconceptions of patient concerns

September 4, 2019
Participation in therapeutic drug trials appeared associated with longer OS among patients with non-small cell lung cancer, according to results of a…
In the JournalsPerspective

Dabrafenib-trametinib combination confers durable survival benefit in BRAF-mutated metastatic melanoma

August 14, 2019
About one-third of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600E or BRAF V600K mutation who received first-line dabrafenib…
In the JournalsPerspective

New findings provide additional evidence of AFM, enterovirus link

August 14, 2019
Testing of 14 patients with acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, showed they had antibodies against enteroviruses, especially EV-D68, in their…
Commentary

‘Why not me?’ – Bringing women into view of the advanced endoscopy suite

July 30, 2019
In this guest commentary, Amrita Sethi, MD, and Uzma Siddiqui, MD, leaders of
Meeting News

HemOnc Today honors Next Gen Innovators

HemOnc Today, July 25, 2019
HemOnc Today held a reception at ASCO Annual Meeting to honor its third class of Next Gen Innovators. The publication’s 111 Next Gen…
In the Journals

Elevated BP, LDL in young adults increase risk for CV events later in life

July 15, 2019
Young adults with elevated systolic BP, diastolic BP and LDL had an increased risk for CVD later in life regardless of exposures later in adulthood…
Meeting News

ASH announces award recipients

July 15, 2019
Several distinguished leaders in hematology will be honored with awards and special lectures at this year’s ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition…
In the Journals

Many people with mental health disorders do not receive treatment

June 14, 2019
Most U.S. adults with mental health disorders have not received treatment for their conditions in the last year, and treatment rates were especially…