Hematology Link

Hematology Link

Interviews with outside specialists to examine where these medical specialties meet

Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

How does peripheral neuropathy manifest? Peripheral neuropathy usually causes numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness that starts in the toes and rises to the level of...

Managing GERD/Acid Reflux: The Gastroenterologist’s Perspective

Do you treat many patients for acid reflux/GERD who also have hematologic malignancies or bleeding disorders? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or acid reflux is a...

Managing the Oral Health Complications of Chemotherapy

What are the oral complications of cancer therapy that hematologists/oncologists should be aware of? The treatments for hematologic malignancies – chemotherapy, combinations of chemotherapy, or...

Managing Penicillin Allergies: The Infectious Disease Specialist’s Perspective

What advice would you give to hematologists in interpreting a patient’s report of penicillin allergy? Penicillin allergies are very commonly self-reported, by up to 5...

Integrating Palliative Care in Hematology

What are the goals of palliative care? Palliative care clinicians treat physical symptoms (pain- and non-pain-related) and also aim to alleviate psychological, social, and spiritual...

Managing High Blood Pressure: The Cardiologist’s Perspective

Do you treat many patients for hypertension who also have hematologic malignancies? We definitely do, and obviously, some of that prevalence is due to age....

Managing the Diabetic Patient: The Endocrinologist’s Perspective

Where do the areas of hematology and endocrinology intersect in diabetes management? I have found that, in order to do the endocrinology work that I...

Managing Atrial Fibrillation: The Cardiologist’s Perspective

Dr. Flaker is also a member of the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC’s) Anticoagulation Initiative Work Group – a multidisciplinary quality effort to address...
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November 2017, Volume 3, Issue 13

This issue features a behind-the-scenes look at the ASH annual meeting, bringing newly approved gene therapies to patients, and more.