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NIH Enrolls Children and Families in Nationwide Coronavirus Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) began enrolling participants in a new study to determine the rate of coronavirus infection in children and their...

Daratumumab and Hyaluronidase-fihj Approved For Patients With Myeloma

The FDA has approved a new subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab and hyaluronidase-fihj for adult patients with newly-diagnosed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (MM). Daratumumab was...

Researchers Face Hurdles When Collecting COVID-19 Data from EHRs

Electronic health records (EHRs) could be a vital resource in monitoring COVID-19 cases and assessing treatments. However, researchers are struggling to pool data from...

First Human Trial of Off-the-Shelf CAR T-Cell Therapy Shows Promise

Last month at the virtual annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Chinese researchers announced results from the first human trial...

U.S. Sees Dramatic Drop in Routine Testing Amid Pandemic

Diagnostic testing for cancer and other conditions has declined across the U.S. since mid-March following regional lockdowns for the coronavirus pandemic, according to a...

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to MT-401 for AML

The FDA has granted orphan drug designation to MT-401, an allogeneic T-cell therapy for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). MT-401, from Marker Therapeutics,...

Antigen Testing: A Better Way to Diagnose COVID-19?

The current standard for COVID-19 screening is the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, in which genetic material is copied millions of times so that...

Patients Face Unexpected Costs for Telehealth Services, Despite Government Promise

The Trump administration recently announced the elimination of copayments, deductibles, and other barriers to virtual health care for patients during the coronavirus pandemic. Many...

U.K. Bans Exports on Drugs in Short Supply

Intensive care units across the U.K. are facing drug shortages after dramatic increases in demand brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Doctors report they...

Shuttered Hospitals Leave Rural Communities Vulnerable to COVID-19

Since 2005, more than 150 rural hospitals have closed across the U.S., often because they are unable to produce enough revenue in areas with...
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May 2020, Volume 6, Issue 6

This issue discusses AI's potential to improve patient care, debates using donors with clonal hematopoiesis for alloHCT, and more.