Meeting Coverage

Meeting Coverage

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Stephen M. Ansell, MD, PhD: Nivolumab Moves to Hematology

Dr. Ansell, a speaker in the Special Education Session on Newly Approved Drugs, discusses the growing role of nivolumab in hematologic malignancies.
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Eugenia Vicky Asare, MD: Multidisciplinary Care Saves Lives Among Pregnant Women with SCD in...

Dr. Asare shares how instituting simple protocols and a multidisciplinary approach dramatically reduced the mortality rate of pregnant women with sickle cell disease living...

Kenneth Ataga, MD: Crizanlizumab: A New Option for Managing Sickle Cell-Related Pain Crises?

The first-in-class humanized monoclonal antibody crizanlizumab reduced the rate of sickle cell-related pain crises, compared with placebo. Dr. Ataga discusses results of the SUSTAIN...
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Sherrill J. Schlicter, MD: Prolonging Platelet Shelf-Life With DMSO

Transfusion with cryopreserved platelets may offer superior bleeding control for thrombocytopenic patients. Dr. Schlicter shares results from a phase I study, and gives a...
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Steven Pipe, MD: Changing the Delivery of Bleeding Prevention for Hemophilia Patients

Dr. Pipe, a speaker in the Special Education Session on Newly Approved Drugs, reviews what clinicians need to know about coagulation factor IX (recombinant)/antihemophilic...
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Alexander Perl, MD: The New FLT3 Inhibitor Gilteritinib is “Well-Tolerated” in AML

Dr. Perl discusses results from the phase I CHRYSALIS trial, which investigated gilteritinitib in patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
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Crystal Mackall, MD: Passing the Checkpoint With New Approaches to Immunotherapy

Checkpoint blockade is revolutionizing immunotherapy, but there is room for improvement. Dr. Mackall, who chaired a session on “Novel Approaches to Immunotherapy,” speaks about...
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Graham Jackson, MD: Lenalidomide Maintenance Is Effective in All Types of Myeloma Patients

Dr. Jackson shares results from the phase III Myeloma XI study, which compared patients treated with lenalidomide maintenance therapy or no maintenance therapy in...
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Adam D. Cohen, MD: Expanding CAR T Cells to Treat Myeloma

Dr. Cohen talks about the potential for bringing CAR T-cell therapy to heavily-pretreated myeloma patients, as well as the potential toxicities.
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May 2017, Volume 3, Issue 6

This issue discusses the legacy of Agent Orange and hematologic malignancies, a debate over transplant in myelodysplastic syndromes, and more.