Hematology Link

Hematology Link

Interviews with outside specialists to examine where these medical specialties meet

Managing Atrial Fibrillation: The Cardiologist’s Perspective

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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...

Managing the Oral Health Complications of Chemotherapy

Monday, September 5th, 2016
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 Peripheral Neuropathy

Monday, August 1st, 2016
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

Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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 Penicillin Allergies: The Infectious Disease Specialist’s Perspective

Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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...

Managing High Blood Pressure: The Cardiologist’s Perspective

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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

Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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...

Integrating Palliative Care in Hematology

Monday, November 10th, 2014
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...

Current Issue

April 2017, Volume 3, Issue 5

This issue examines the art and science of myeloma drug sequencing, Mikkael Sekeres' letter to the ABIM, highlights from the 16th International Myeloma Workshop, and more.