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Examining Hospice Use Among Transfusion-Dependent Patients With Leukemia

Since 2001, more patients with leukemia are receiving hospice services, which has been associated with improved quality of life, according to an analysis published...

AMA Announces “Reimagined” Medical Education

The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced the next phase of its Accelerating Change in Medical Education program, which is designed to create training...

Patient Dies After Developing Resistance to CAR T-Cell Therapy

A young patient with B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia who received chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy developed a resistance to his treatment, according to...

Revamped NAFTA Deal Criticized for Drug Price Provisions

The recently updated North American Free Trade Agreement, now known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), includes a 10-year exclusivity period for biologics. While the...

FDA Approves New Hemophilia A Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved emicizumab-kxwh for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with hemophilia A without factor VIII...

How Much Influence Do Clinical Trial Sponsors Have?

Industry sponsors who funded trials that published results in top-tier journals often played a role in trials’ design and analysis, but those relationships were...

Carfilzomib-Dexamethasone Combo Approved for Relapsed or Refractory MM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the combination of once-weekly carfilzomib with dexamethasone for the treatment of patients with relapsed or...

House and Senate Reach Agreement on Bipartisan Opioid Bill

U.S. House and Senate leaders from both parties have agreed to a new spending package to help curb the opioid epidemic. The bills –...

Immunotherapy Researchers Awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

Two scientists have been awarded 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their research into immune checkpoint blockade therapy: James Allison, PhD, and...

Medicaid Expansion Dramatically Reduces Uninsured Rates in Rural Areas

Medicaid expansion has reduced the rate of uninsured low-income individuals in the U.S., but a new analysis found that the expansion benefited low-income individuals...
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October 2018, Volume 4, Issue 12

This issue features a look at the Right to Try debate, a breakdown of how epigenetics are used in hematology, and more.