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Each month we’ll pick a challenging clinical question submitted through the Consult-a-Colleague program and post the expert’s response.

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Next Steps After TKIs for Patient With Chronic-Phase CML?

This month, Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, discusses treatment for a patient with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) whose BCR/ABL transcript levels are rising. And don't...
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Is splenectomy a good option for a patient with hemoglobin H disease?

This month Swee Lay Thein, MD, discusses the pros and cons of splenectomy for a patient with hemoglobin H disease. And don't forget to check...
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How would you reduce the transfusion burden in a patient with CCUS?

This month, David Steensma, MD, discusses transfusion burden in a patient with clonal cytopenias of undetermined significance. And don't forget to check out next month's...
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How would you manage bleeding risk in a patient undergoing spinal surgery?

This month Barbara A. Konkle, MD, discusses bleeding prevention in a patient undergoing spinal surgery. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical dilemma -...
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How would you manage a patient who meets morphologic, but not molecular, criteria for...

This month, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, discusses a patient with a morphologic presentation suggestive of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), but with a negative PML/RARA fusion...
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How would you treat a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history...

This month, Susan F. Leitman, MD, discusses managing a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history of hemochromatosis. And don't forget to check...
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What are the treatment options for a pregnant woman with chronic-phase CML?

This month Ayalew Tefferi, MD, discusses managing a pregnant patient with chronic-phase (CP) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). And don't forget to check out next month's clinical...
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How would you manage VTE risk in a transgender patient who needs hormone replacement...

This month, Kenneth A. Bauer, MD, discusses venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk in a transgender patient who needs hormone replacement therapy. And don't forget to check...
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How would you treat a pregnant patient with type 2A von Willebrand disease?

This month Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH, discusses treatment options for a pregnant patient with type 2A von Willebrand disease. And don't forget to check out...
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How would you treat an older patient with pancytopenia who was diagnosed with ALL?

This month Jonathan E. Kolitz, MD, discusses treating a patient with acute lymphocytic leukemia who is of advanced age. And don't forget to check out...
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October 2019, Volume 5, Issue 12

This issue highlights the unintended consequences of fighting the nation’s opioid epidemic, considers the optimal frontline regimen for myeloma, and more.