Viewpoints

Viewpoints

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Editor’s Corner: Caring For Ourselves and Each Other in an Unprecedented Time

During the COVID-19 quarantine, my grandfather, the well-loved patriarch of our large family, passed away. It is difficult to process loss and grief over...

Shaping Public Health Policy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Last year, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) selected Zachary Kiser, PhD, as its 2019-2020 ASH Congressional Fellow. The Congressional Fellow program aims to...
You Make the Call

Reader’s Responses: Should this patient with DLBCL receive rituximab maintenance after R-CHOP?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about rituximab maintenance after R-CHOP for a patient with stage 4B diffuse large...

Editor’s Corner: We Will Fly Again!

Travel has always been an important part of medicine, as the need to connect with colleagues in person to collaborate and learn from each...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: How would you treat these patients with acute stroke who are positive...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about anticoagulation for patients with antiphospholipid antibodies and a history of stroke. Disclaimer: ASH...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: Would rituximab re-treatment help this patient with hemolytic anemia?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about treatment of Coombs-positive hemolytic anemia in a patient who declines to undergo...

Help Me Help You

Laura Zitella, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN, and Carrie Peterson, DNP, RN, AGNP-c, share advice for creating a successful, long-lasting mentor-mentee relationship.How do you work together?...

Editor’s Corner: At World’s End

Just before the first deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 virus were reported in the U.S. and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts declared a state of emergency,...

The Costs of Pursuing Cancer Cures

In this edition, Jori May, MD, reviews The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last, in which hematologist-oncologist Azra...

COVID-19, Cancer, and the Need for Clarity

By Aakash Desai, MD, MPH; Gilberto Lopes Jr., MD, MBA; Nicole M. Kuderer, MD; Brian I. Rini, MD; Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, FRCP;...
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July 2020 Volume 6 Issue 8

This issue discusses palliative care and hematopoietic cell transplant, examines anticoagulation in patients with obesity, and more.