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Propensity score analysis supports blinatumomab vs. standard of care for relapsed/refractory ALL subset

November 20, 2019
Blinatumomab appeared to confer better outcomes than standard of care among adults with relapsed or refractory Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute…
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Melanoma rates decline among US adolescents, young adults

November 13, 2019
Incidence of invasive melanoma decreased among adolescents and young adults in the United States between 2006 and 2015, according to results of a…
Meeting News

Off-the-shelf natural killer cells safe, clinically active for advanced Merkel cell carcinoma

November 8, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Allogeneic activated natural killer cell therapy resulted in some antitumor activity with no serious side effects in…

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 —…
Cover Story

Depression in oncologists: For many, a closely guarded secret

HemOnc Today, October 25, 2019
Oncologists, and physicians in general, are trained to strive for excellence, remain strong and resilient in the most difficult circumstances, and…

Hope vs Hype: Managing Patient Expectations for CAR T-Cell Therapy

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Imagine a young adult male in his late 20s picks up his cell phone and calls his mother. Overtly emotional and on the verge of releasing a full-out…
Trend Watch

Cameron Turtle Receives Fred Hutch’s Endowed Chair for Immunotherapy

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Cameron Turtle, MD, PhD, a pioneer in the field of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, has been honored as the inaugural recipient of the…
Cover Story

Growing incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma draws researchers’ attention

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2019
A dramatic increase in the rate of Merkel cell carcinoma has attracted new attention to this rare and aggressive skin cancer. Incidence of the…

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance opens its doors to share its cellular therapy experience

September 18, 2019
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the clinical care partner of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been at the forefront of cellular…
In the Journals

Human herpesvirus 6B linked to increased mortality among certain HSCT recipients

September 12, 2019
Detection of human herpesvirus 6B in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid appeared associated with higher risk for mortality among allogeneic hematopoietic…

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…
Meeting News

Drug costs, prior authorizations create barriers to timely cancer care

September 3, 2019
High drug costs and regulations requiring prior authorization of treatment plans are barriers to cancer treatment that can affect clinical outcomes…
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HIV protease inhibitor shows promise with concurrent chemoradiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer

August 30, 2019
Nelfinavir mesylate administered with concurrent chemoradiotherapy appeared associated with promising responses and survival outcomes among patients…
In the Journals

Moving residences in first trimester may increase risk for adverse birth outcomes

August 22, 2019
Infants born to mothers in Washington state who moved during the first trimester were more likely to be born preterm and have low birth weight…
Cover Story

Lumpers, Splitters, and the Move Toward New Taxonomy for Rheumatology

Healio Rheumatology, August 2019
Historians attribute Philip II of Macedon — father of Alexander the Great — as the source of the motto and political principle known as…
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Air pollution may accelerate emphysema progression

August 13, 2019
Long-term exposure to common air pollutants is associated with significant progression of emphysema, according to an 18-year study published in…

Are there feasible alternatives to BCG for the effective treatment of bladder cancer?

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2019
POINT The BCG shortage has caused significant concern among both patients and providers as they consider their options for the treatment of…

American Society for Radiation Oncology members receive fellow designation

August 8, 2019
American Society for Radiation Oncology designated 26 members to receive ASTRO fellow designation. The honorees will be recognized during the…
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…

BRCA testing underutilized despite access, coverage

July 16, 2019
Many women with newly diagnosed breast cancer did not receive BRCA testing, despite having insurance coverage and access to specialty genetic…