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Academic institutions and government organizations strive to prevent research espionage while maintaining open scientific collaborations For decades, the U.S. has fostered international research collaborations with scientists in other countries, encouraging openness in hopes of better...

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CMS Expands Access to CAR T-Cell Therapies Nationwide

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will now provide “consistent and predictable” nationwide access to chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies, according...

Doctors Rally to Support Disabled Indian Medical School Applicants in Legal...

Doctors and medical groups from the U.S., U.K., and Australia expressed their opposition to a recent decision from the Medical Council of India (MCI)...

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Can a Patient’s Breath Detect Post-Transplant Gastrointestinal Graft-Versus-Host Disease?

Analyzing the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) expelled in the breath can help clinicians detect and monitor gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease (GI GVHD) in patients who...
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Short, Aggressive Antibiotic Therapy Inhibits Lymphocyte Proliferation in CTCL

According to a study published in Blood, patients with advanced-stage cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) a short, yet aggressive, antibiotic regimen inhibited disease activity...

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Pulling Back the Curtain: Saad Z. Usmani, MD

In more from our interview with Saad Z. Usmani, MD, he shares life lessons learned throughout his career.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Anna Schuh, MD, PhD

In more from our interview with Anna Schuh, MD, PhD, she shares her experiences volunteering with hematology patients in Tanzania.

Robert Kreitman: Delayed Versus Concurrent Rituximab in Hairy Cell Leukemia

Robert Kreitman, MD, shares results from a new study suggesting patients with hairy cell leukemia should receive rituximab concurrently with frontline cladribine.

Tibor Kovacsovics: CX-01 Associated With High Response Rates in Older Patients...

Tibor Kovacsovics, MD, discusses CX-01, a heparin derivative that induced high response rates in older patients newly diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

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Daratumumab Combination Induces High Response Rates in AL Amyloidosis

In one-year follow-up data from the phase III ANDROMEDA trial, the combination of subcutaneous daratumumab...
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Erythropoietin Increases Hemoglobin and Reticulocyte Counts in Patients with Treatment-Refractory AIHA

In patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) unresponsive to ongoing and/or prior therapies, treatment with...
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Single-Agent Ibrutinib Improves Survival and Prolongs Time to Next Treatment in Early-Stage CLL

In the double-blind, randomized CLL12 trial, patients with treatment-naïve, early-stage chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who...
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AMG 420 Continues to Show Efficacy in Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma

In updated results from the first-in-human study of the bispecific T-cell engager (BITE) AMG 420,...
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Exploring New Settings for Tagraxofusp: CMML and Myelofibrosis

In late 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved tagraxofusp-erzs for the treatment of...
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Luteinizing Hormone Suppression Improves Post-Chemotherapy Hematopoietic Recovery in Patients With Leukemia

Treatment of leukemia with intensive chemotherapy increases patients’ risk of infection and bleeding due to...

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ASH Backs Palliative Blood Transfusions During Hospice Care, Announces 2019 Honorific and Mentor Award...

ASH Backs the Use of Palliative Blood Transfusions During Hospice Care for Symptom Improvement The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has announced its support...
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New ASH Congressional Fellow, Accepting Submissions for 2019 ASH Annual Meeting, and more

Next ASH Congressional Fellow Is Bound for Capitol Hill Zachary Kiser, PhD, has been selected by the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to be the...

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Remembering Gustave Eisemann, Cigall Kadoch Wins 2019 Wachtel Cancer Research Prize, and more

Remembering Gustave Eisemann (1926 – 2019) Gustave Eisemann, MD, passed away on May 26, 2019. Born in Halberstadt, Germany, Dr. Eisemann came to the U.S. in...
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Steven Rosenberg Receives Szent-Györgyi Prize, FDA Names Elizabeth Jungman Head of Regulatory Policy, and...

Steven A. Rosenberg Receives Szent-Györgyi Prize The National Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD, the 2019 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress...
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Remembering Milton H. Freedman, Caryn Lerman Named Director of USC Norris, and More

Remembering Milton H. Freedman (1919 – 2019) Milton H. Freedman, MD, the first hematologist to open a private practice in Atlanta, died on January 21,...
Research espionage

The Spy Next Door?

Academic institutions and government organizations strive to prevent research espionage while maintaining open scientific collaborations For decades, the U.S. has fostered international research collaborations with...
In Myleloma, New Drugs, Skyrocketing Price Tags

In Myeloma, New Drugs, Skyrocketing Price Tags

In late February, seven pharmaceutical executives were called before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to testify about the prices of brand-name prescription drugs, which...

Resurrecting the House Call

New at-home strategies for hematologic conditions offer improved outcomes and patient satisfaction Physician home visits have become a thing of the past: Nearly a century...