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Researcher advocates ‘straight-talk’ approach for patients with advanced cancer

January 6, 2020
Shielding a patient from the facts of an advanced-cancer diagnosis could compromise the patient’s ability to make informed treatment choices…

$1 million grants fund research into melanoma metastasis

January 4, 2020
American Cancer Society and Melanoma Research Alliance provided two $1 million grants that will fund research focused on metastasis of melanoma and…

ASH presents Scholar Awards to fellows, junior faculty

December 22, 2019
ASH announced the recipients of its 2019 Scholar Awards. The awards — presented to hematologists in the United States and Canada who conduct…
Get Antibiotic Smart

Stewardship in the pediatrician’s office: It’s about time to get antibiotic smart

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2019
Asif Noor, MD, FAAP; Ulka Kothari, MD
Antibiotics treat common childhood infections such as streptococcal pharyngitis and otitis media. Additionally, antibiotics treat serious infections…
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Three-agent regimen effective, safe in high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma

December 9, 2019
ORLANDO — The combination of ixazomib, lenalidomide and dexamethasone appeared highly effective for patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma…

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…

Thoracic Surgery Oncology Group names new member institution

October 6, 2019
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery’s Thoracic Surgery Oncology Group has named NYU Langone Health as one of its 23 member…
Cover Story

Out for Blood: Biomarkers Paving the Road to Personalized Medicine for Rheumatic Diseases

Healio Rheumatology, September 2019
There are endless idioms about blood. It is thicker than water, but one cannot get it from a stone. Truman Capote wrote about the cold version, rock…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Neoadjuvant chemoimmunotherapy induces high rate of pathologic response in lung cancer subset

September 18, 2019
BARCELONA — Neoadjuvant chemoimmunotherapy with nivolumab induced complete pathologic response at an unprecedented rate among patients with…
In the Journals

Breast cancer screening for high-risk men may detect disease early, improve survival

September 17, 2019
Men at high risk for breast cancer may benefit from screening for the disease, according to results of a retrospective study published in…
Meeting News

Speaker: Rationale exists to test CAR T-cell therapy in KRAS-mutated lung cancer

September 11, 2019
BARCELONA — Enriched cell surface expression of mesothelin in
Cover Story

AI an emerging tool, not substitute, for oncologists

HemOnc Today, August 25, 2019
Advances in artificial intelligence technology and deep learning algorithms are leading the way to more timely and accurate cancer diagnoses, with…
Guest Editorial

The Best Weight Loss Solution is What Works for Each Person

Healio Gastroenterology, August 2019
Currently, gastroenterologists and other physicians have quite a few options to treat overweight and obesity, but at times that is overwhelming. The…

NCI awards $11 million grant to NYU Langone to develop immunotherapy biomarkers

August 3, 2019
NCI awarded a 5-year, $11 million grant to NYU Langone Health’s Ronald O. Perelman department of dermatology to develop biomarkers that can…

Mount Sinai thoracic surgeon receives award

May 25, 2019
Raja M. Flores, MD, received New York University’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award, which recognizes his accomplishments and services to…
Imaging Analysis

Periventricular germinoma with leptomeningeal dissemination: A case report

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2019
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Benjamin T. Cooper, MD; David Zagzag, MD; Jonathan Howard, MD; Juhi M. Purswani; Munir Ghesani, MD; Nikhil A. Sahasrabudhe, MD
A 24-year-old Guyanese man presented with a 3-month history of personality changes, abulia, headaches, nausea and vomiting. On examination, he had…
In the Journals

Discharge from skilled nursing facility to home increases HF rehospitalization risk

May 5, 2019
Patients who were hospitalized for HF and were discharged from a skilled nursing facility to home had an increased risk for hospital readmission…
In the Journals

In older adults, functional mobility influences 30-day readmission rates after MI

April 23, 2019
Functional mobility among older adults after acute MI is a strong predictor of readmission within a 30-day period, according to findings published in…
Meeting News

Speaker: Health-status improvement program can aid success in alternative payment models

April 15, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Results of a program that identifies and optimizes patients with risk factors associated with a poor outcome after total joint…

Myeloma specialists join NYU Langone Health’s Center for Blood Cancers

April 11, 2019
Two nationally recognized hematology experts will help lead the multiple myeloma program at Center for Blood Cancers at NYU Langone Health’s…