You Make the Call

You Make the Call

Each month we’ll pick a challenging clinical question submitted through the Consult-a-Colleague program and post the expert’s response.

How should this patient with severe macrocytic anemia be managed?

This month, Ruben A. Mesa, MD, discusses treatment options for a 73-year-old male patient with severe macrocytic anemia. Also check out next month's clinical dilemma...

Should I give CHOP-based therapy to a patient with peripheral T-cell lymphoma NOS?

This month, Eric D. Jacobsen, MD, weighs in on administering CHOP-based therapy to a patient diagnosed with peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified (PTCL-NOS). You...

How long should a patient continue anticoagulation and should she continue during pregnancy?

This month, Jean Marie Connors, MD, discusses how long a 31-year-old patient should continue anticoagulation and the recommendations for pregnancy.A 31-year-old female, who had...

Would you restart rituximab as part of a new chemotherapy regimen for this patient...

This month, Arnold S. Freedman, MD, answers a question about restarting rituximab as part of a new chemotherapy regimen for a patient with diffuse...

How should I treat a patient with SCD underoing bariatric surgery?

This month, Allison King, MD, MPH, PhD, advises on how a patient with sickle cell disease (SCD) undergoing bariatric surgery should be managed.A 33-year-old female...

Treating Myeloid Sarcoma After Induction Therapy

This month, Martin S. Tallman, MD, weighs in on the treatment for a patient with myeloid sarcoma after induction. You Made the Call! We asked,...

What should I prescribe a young patient with a rare composite lymphoma diagnosis?

This month, Jane Winter, MD, talks about how she would treat a young patient with a rare composite lymphoma diagnosis. I have an 18-year-old female patient...

What to prescribe for a patient with type 1 von Willebrand disease who is...

This month, Barbara A. Konkle, MD, answers a question about what to prescribe for a patient with type 1 von Willebrand disease who is...

What to prescribe for a patient with newly diagnosed CML who lives outside of...

This month, Jason Gotlib, MD, MS, answers a question about what to prescribe for a patient with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia who lives...

Does this child have both beta and alpha thalassemia trait?

This month, William C. Mentzer, MD, offers his advice about a pediatric patient with possible beta and alpha thalassemia trait.I have a 6-year-old, Indian...
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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.