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 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...

You would you treat a patient with 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...

What to prescribe for a patient with type 1 von Willebrand disease who is...

This month, Barbara A. Konkle, MD, answers a question about what to prescribe for a patient with type 1 von Willebrand disease who is...

What to prescribe for a patient with newly diagnosed CML who lives outside of...

This month, Jason Gotlib, MD, MS, answers a question about what to prescribe for a patient with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia who lives...

Does this child have both beta and alpha thalassemia trait?

This month, William C. Mentzer, MD, offers his advice about a pediatric patient with possible beta and alpha thalassemia trait.I have a 6-year-old, Indian...

How long should a multiple myeloma patient receive lenalidomide maintenance therapy?

This month, Sagar Lonial, MD, addresses a question about duration of maintenance therapy in a patient diagnosed with multiple myeloma.I have a young patient...

How would you treat a patient with Wilson’s disease and neutropenia?

This month, Stanley L. Schrier, MD, answers a question about a patient with Wilson's disease and neutropenia.I was asked to see a 41-year-old male with Wilson’s...
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June 2018, Volume 4, Issue 7

This issue features a look at gaining oral parity for cancer medications, the unavoidable "bubbles" in which people live and work, and more.