Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Benign Hematology Isn’t So Benign

As a benign hematologist, I get a lot of questions about what I do and the kind of medicine I practice. When my parents want...

Managing the Oral Health Complications of Chemotherapy

What are the oral complications of cancer therapy that hematologists/oncologists should be aware of? The treatments for hematologic malignancies – chemotherapy, combinations of chemotherapy, or...

Help Us Help You: Enhancing APP Productivity

More than ever, hematology and oncology practices are relying on advanced practice providers (APPs; nurse practitioners and physician assistants ) to fill the...

A Primer on Conference Call Etiquette

We’ve all been there. At precisely 2:59 p.m. you pick up the phone handset and dial into the conference call scheduled to start in the...

My First Eosinophil

When a shocking historic event occurs, many can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard the terrible news....

Work-Life Balance: Something’s Gotta Give

Today, the term “work-life balance” is ubiquitous in discussions about our working lives, and everyone has an opinion about its validity, how we can...

Managing Penicillin Allergies: The Infectious Disease Specialist’s Perspective

What advice would you give to hematologists in interpreting a patient’s report of penicillin allergy? Penicillin allergies are very commonly self-reported, by up to 5...

A Collaborative Inpatient Model of Hematology Care

The integration of advanced practice providers (APPs) – physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) – into academic and private hematology and oncology practices...

Integrating Palliative Care in Hematology

What are the goals of palliative care? Palliative care clinicians treat physical symptoms (pain- and non-pain-related) and also aim to alleviate psychological, social, and spiritual...

Don’t Just Do Something! Stand There.

It’s the hardest thing in the world to do – or not do, as the case may be. Someone has just been diagnosed with cancer....
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