This review describes specialized programs for adolescent and young adults with cancer and the process undertaken by a US facility to develop its program.
Researchers sought to determine the landscape of BTK inhibitors for treating patients with CLL.
HIPAA protects patients from unauthorized disclosure of personal information by covered entities such as medical practices and hospitals, but out from under the HIPAA umbrella, patients are mostly on their own, according to the authors of a recent report.
This review article discusses how cancer care may cause survivors of sexual trauma to re-experience their trauma and offers tips on how to mitigate this potential.
The SAFER program is helping Ukrainian children with cancers and other blood disorders to continue their therapy in Ukraine at centers in Europe and North America.
Ethics consultants begin by identifying and clarifying the conflict to ensure it is related to ethics.
Data suggest that most patients who use medical aid in dying (MAID) have cancer, but some oncology providers do not feel well informed about MAID.
Researchers sought to determine whether the JAK/STAT pathway would be actionable for the treatment of patients with B-ALL.
Surrogate decision makers for a patient are obligated to make health care decisions based on what the patient would have wanted if it is known.
Expert provides strategies for advocating for APRN full practice authority by presenting the health equity case and business case.
Acupuncture and moxibustion, which are sometimes used together, have shown promise in reducing insomnia in patients with cancer.
New topics in the ACCP guideline include the perioperative management of patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants and P2Y12 inhibitor antiplatelet drugs.
New data highlight the high cost of targeted oral anticancer medicines for patients with Medicare Part D coverage.
Changes to abortion laws in the US could have unintended consequences for cancer patients and others seeking fertility preservation.
Researchers sought to determine how to address barriers to access to gene therapy for patients with thalassemia.
Experts discuss current and potential future shortages affecting the oncology field as well as strategies for preventing and managing shortages.
In addition to the physical risks, experts anticipate a myriad of mental health ramifications stemming from the loss of abortion access and the associated economic and occupational repercussions.
A growing body of research suggests that patients are not always transparent with their physicians about critical information.
Researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of using electronic health record prompts to assess patients for smoking, desire to quit, and access to smoking cessation programs.
Clinicians need to be aware of their assumptions about patients based on age.
Researchers sought to determine any disparities in diversity among stem cell transplant physicians and leadership in the United States.
Research has revealed patterns of opioid use and misuse in cancer patients and survivors.
Implicit bias among health care providers factors into judgments and influences clinical decision making.
Dr Jeffery J. Auletta, from NMDP/Be The Match, reviews data on mismatched unrelated donor transplants in a diverse population of patients with hematologic malignancies.
Cancer patients have voiced concerns about a lack of masking at cancer centers and have reported being harassed for wearing masks in public.
Military hospitals are implementing therapy dog programs to support patients, families, and staff.
Researchers sought to determine the incidence, nature, and consequences of oncologists’ experiences with workplace sexual harassment.
Researchers sought to determine the factors that contribute to patients developing clots from Long COVID.
Patients trust that what they tell their doctors will remain confidential, but under certain specific circumstances, the doctors may be obligated to breach that trust.
Medical experts discuss the clinical implications of abortion bans women’s health.
The agency has issued proposed draft recommendations to guide incorporation of cybersecurity protections into medical devices at the time of manufacture.
This overview of radiomics explains its potential for improving diagnosis, predictions of tumor response and recurrence, and patient prognosis.
Patients with certain cancers have an increased risk of cancer-specific mortality that persists for 30 to 35 years after diagnosis.
Researchers are seeking to address the psychological impact of patients who have survived VTE.
Researchers investigated the safety and feasibility of Project GYM, a personal trainer-led physical fitness program for young men with hemophilia.
Researchers sought to describe the diagnosis and treatment of patients with rare cases of PNH.
Of more than 2500 trials analyzed, 21% were randomized.
While food insecurity is a leading public health issue, research shows that nutrition security may be a better target for disease prevention strategies.
Researchers sought to identify and address gaps in care for patients with thalassemia.
Patients rated female doctors more on their interpersonal skills and not much on their technical competence, a study found.
An exploration of complementary therapies that help patients cope during and after treatment for cancer.
Women in academic medicine typically have lower starting salaries than men, and this disparity remains after 10 years on the job.
Researchers investigated how young adult cancer survivors felt about using medical crowdfunding to help cover their healthcare and basic living costs.
Researchers sought to emphasize the need for timely detection and treatment of organ damage for patients with SCD.
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored how easy it is for disreputable and non-authoritative sources to spread wrong and possibly dangerous medical information.
Researchers sought to determine the innovative and developing treatments for patients with rare anemias.
Children prescribed a medication containing a phthalate had a 19% higher risk of developing any childhood cancer.
New research suggests aspirin may lower the risk for gastric adenocarcinoma in women but not in men.
The benefits to both patients and clinicians of encouraging patients to actively participate in their care decisions are reviewed.
Researchers sought to determine the attitudes and expectations of patients with hemophilia belonging to Generation Y regarding their treatment.