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Researchers Develop a “Smart” Skin Patch to Detect Thrombosis in Mice

According to a study published in Advanced Materials, a thrombin-responsive, closed-loop skin patch can detect thrombosis and release the required amounts of anticoagulation to...

European Commission Approves Elotuzumab for Multiple Myeloma

The European Commission approved elotuzumab in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM) in patients who have received at...

Researchers Identify 11 Different Subtypes of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

In an analysis of more than 100 genes known to cause acute myeloid leukemia (AML), researchers from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in...

Study Finds That Hemophilia B Is Clinically Less Severe Than Hemophilia A

Though hemophilia A and B are traditionally considered clinically indistinguishable, a study published in Blood Transfusion suggests that severe hemophilia B (factor IX deficiency)...

Alemtuzumab Improves Survival in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

An open-label, phase II study published in the British Journal of Haematology found that, in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who achieved negative...

Use of Mogamulizumab Cautioned in Patients With T-Cell Leukemia and Lymphoma due to Increased...

Adult patients with T-cell lymphoma and leukemia (ATLL) who were treated with mogamulizumab prior to allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT) experienced significantly more grade...

Cancer Mortality Down 20 Percent Since 1980, but Regional Disparities Persist

According to a population-based modeling study published in JAMA, cancer mortality rates decreased by 20.1 percent (95% CI 18.2-21.4) between 1980 and 2014 –...

Better Communication About Costs of Cancer Care Leads to Better Patient Satisfaction

When physicians communicate with patients about the cost of cancer care, patient satisfaction increases substantially, according to a study published in Cancer. “ is increasingly...

Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Among Cancers With Greatest Burden for U.S. Patients

A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are among the 10 cancers with the...

UK’s National Health Services Approves Automatic Transfusion Device for Sickle Cell Patients

The United Kingdom’s National Health Services (NHS) approved the Spectra Optia Apheresis System, a new automatic blood transfusion treatment option for patients with sickle...
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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.