When talking about work issues, Dr Bernstein recommends trying not to focus too much on how awful things are because it can be disheartening.
Researchers evaluated an approach to treatment guided by histopathologic subtype in patients with idiopathic multicentric Castleman disease.
Benzodiazepines are widely used to treat a variety of conditions including anxiety disorders, insomnia and seizures.
Patients in Ireland logged shorter hospital stays and had fewer emergency department visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Germline polymorphisms can affect response to treatment in people with polycythemia vera.
Tenapanor is a first-in-class oral medication that works by blocking the NHE3 transporter in the gastrointestinal tract.
Avacopan is an orally-administered, small molecule designed to selectively block the complement 5a receptor on destructive inflammatory cells such as blood neutrophils.
How to explain adjustments to cancer care due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ease patients’ fears about the impact of those changes.
Practices need to know all of the components of their health information systems to determine potential vulnerabilities.
Engineered cytokine evades the tumor’s defenses and boosts the production of stem-like polyfunctional T cells.
Among patients with cancer, tumor subtypes may influence varying susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 disease phenotypes.
Although most parents of children with cancer form trusting relationships with their children’s oncologists, poor outcomes may negatively affect this.
Researchers assessed the advantages and discrepancies of preoperative 3D reconstruction compared with 2D images and surgical findings in pediatric tumors.
Despite favorable efficacy data, the HIF-PHI failed to demonstrate noninferiority to the ESA in patients with CKD with respect to the primary MACE safety endpoint.
Glycemic variability is suggested to be a risk factor for complications with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in pediatric patients.
Inadvertent administration may result in serious adverse events.
The new doses of Vanco Ready include 150mL, 250mL, and 350mL premixed bags containing 750mg, 1.25g, and 1.75g of vancomycin, respectively.
Recent studies have better elucidated the link between clonal hematopoiesis and hematologic malignancies.
Immune selection in younger and female patients may influence driver mutations that persist, possibly affecting response to immune checkpoint blockade.
Even with an “exponential growth” of URM students, “faculty diversity would remain static well into the next 50 years.”
ABO blood group has been associated with cardiovascular disease and thrombotic risk; however, influences on hemostasis are still not well understood.
In expanded research, investigators studied the effects of therapeutic and prophylactic anticoagulation treatment in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
The EUA was based on historical evidence indicating some effectiveness with convalescent plasma use in previous outbreaks of respiratory viruses, preclinical data, results from small clinical trials, and data from the National Expanded Access Treatment Protocol sponsored by the Mayo Clinic.
In a large prospective study, investigators assessed whether pretransplant analyses could prevent unnecessary HSCT in children with HLH.
The social media platform can be useful as an education tool for oncologists to stay up to date on new research in oncology — but physicians still need to be mindful of the information sources.
Investigators characterized hematologic complications of sclerotherapy in patients with slow-form vascular malformations.
A progenitor population of cells may serve as a carrier of mutations involved in the development of both high-risk and low-risk Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Investigators aimed to compare the prevalence and likelihood of opioid use and misuse among cancer survivors and those without cancer.
A large cross-sectional cohort study investigated the relationship between hearing loss and measures of neurocognition in survivors of childhood cancers.
As PKD directly affects the catalysis of substrates and products involved in the production of ATP, the glycolytic pathway is compromised, thus leading to several cellular defects.
The occurrence, severity, and need for treatment of cytokine release syndrome were key parameters in the assessment of CAR-T–related neurotoxicity risk.
A team of investigators sought to determine whether endotheliopathy is involved in COVID-19–associated coagulopathy pathogenesis.
A survey of MASCC clinician members identified 3 areas for further research and development to improve survivorship care plans for cancer survivors.
Adding acetazolamide reduced time to alkalinization, allowing for earlier administration of high-dose methotrexate; however, it did not reduce overall hospital length of stay.
Endogenous serum formulations may be used as a novel delivery system for skin regeneration in chronic diseases.
Hackers have penetrated healthcare providers’ computer systems to encrypt information and demand money for its release.
In a phase 3 trial, mean hemoglobin was maintained within target range during 52 weeks of treatment with oral daprodustat.
It remains important to interrogate how structural discrimination influences the collection of patient-reported outcomes.
Investigators aimed to improve the understanding of the epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory findings of cold agglutinin disease.
This study examined the impact of a restructured prior authorization process on the delivery of PBT at a proton therapy center.
In addition to well-described platelet defects in gray platelet syndrome, immune defects, such as abnormal cells also exist.
A literature search of new studies clarifies, refutes, and expands on previous recommendations for managing new and established CIPN in patients treated with cytotoxic agents.
The DEA has issued a warning concerning an extortion scam involving calls from someone purporting to be a DEA agent attempting to extort money.
Vaccination with mRNA-1273, Moderna’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidate, led to robust immune responses and protection against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in nonhuman primates.
Sputum sampling was found to be a valuable method for diagnosing and monitoring patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to a recent systematic review and meta-analysis published in EBioMedicine.
Beginning January 1, 2021, a federal law called the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act takes effect requiring that prescriptions for controlled substances covered under Medicare be prescribed electronically.
Pfizer and BioNTech have selected a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidate and have initiated their phase 2/3 safety and efficacy trial.
Clinicians are more likely to counsel younger and female patients on reproductive risks before initiating chemotherapy, despite available ASCO guidelines.
Previously conducted retrospective studies may have underestimated the incidence of hydroxyurea-related skin toxicity in patients with MPNs.
The BLA submission includes data from a phase 3 study comparing inolimomab to antithymocyte globulin in 100 adults with steroid-refractory aGVHD.