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 to treat an older patient with CML and a sudden ANC drop?

This month, Michael W. Deininger, MD, PhD, discusses myelosuppression in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical...

How to manage bleeding risk in a pregnant patient with factor XI deficiency?

This month, Jean Marie Connors, MD, discusses how to manage the bleeding risk in a pregnant patient with factor XI deficiency. Also check out  next...

What are the prescribing options in the case of anticoagulation failure in deep vein...

This month, Joel S. Bennett, MD, discusses the possibility of novel oral anticoagulant failure in a patient with deep vein thrombosis. And don't forget to...

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...
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Current Issue

August 2017, Volume 3, Issue 10

This issue features a comparison between American and European drug approval processes, a conversation with a lymphoma doctor running for Congress, highlights from recent hematology/oncology meetings, and more.