Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Advocating for a Return to Common Sense in Clinical Research

Mikkael Sekeres' reflections on Contract Research Agonizations inspired an impassioned response from our readers, with several writing in to express solidarity and share their own experiences...

Treating an older patient with CML and a sudden ANC drop?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about treating an older patient with chronic myeloid leukemia and a sudden ANC...

Contract Research Agonizations

After years spent as an investigator on countless hematology and cancer clinical trials, all initiated with the noble intent of improving my patients’ lives...

Impatient Practicum

In his April 2017 Editor’s Corner, Editor-in-Chief Mikkael Sekeres issued his annual missive to the American Board of Internal Medicine (“Letter from a Cleveland...

Bleeding Risk in a Pregnant Patient with Factor XI Deficiency

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about pregnant 38-year-old female patient with factor XI deficiency. Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend...

Molecular Stamp Collecting

The great experimental physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) provocatively claimed, “All science is either physics … or stamp collecting.” Lord Rutherford intended his cocky quip as...

Prescribing options in the case of anticoagulation failure in deep vein thrombosis

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient's prescribing options for failed anticoagulation in a case of deep vein...

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: Patient Practicum

Dear American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): Writing to you, as usual, from behind the bars of emotional turmoil, political dissonance, and unresolved neuroses regarding...

Severe macrocytic anemia in a patient with CMML-1

Here's how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the management of severe macrocytic anemia in a 73-year-old male patient with chronic...

Not-So-NICE One

In December 2016, we published an Online Exclusive item reporting on the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) review of...
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July 2017, Volume 3, Issue 8

This issue features an interview with the FDA's Richard Pazdur, highlights from the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting, a debate about minimal residual disease in myeloma, and more.