In the past decade, several promising immunotherapies have been developed, changing the treatment landscape for children with relapsed ALL. These advances in treatment offer real promise for less toxic and more effective therapy for children. In this article from Blood, the authors present several cases highlighting contemporary treatment decision-making.
ASH Clinical News speaks with Maureen Achebe, MD, MPH, Clinical Director of the Non-Malignant Hematology Clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and other experts about the safety and efficacy of IV iron products, how they are perceived in the community, and barriers to their use in the clinic.
In this Celebrity Diagnosis opinion piece from MedPage Today, the author discusses the legendary guitarist’s original throat cancer diagnosis, its possible causes – including Eddie’s own theory — and how it spread to other parts of his head and neck. The article also examines the risks, symptoms, and treatment options of head and neck cancers.
Medscape’s National Physician Burnout and Suicide Report 2020, which surveyed more than 15,000 physicians (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic), found 42% of those interviewed admitted to feeling burned out. Burnout has many causes, but also many solutions. Here are three tips to help you cope on an individualized level.
In this article/podcast from the pages of KevinMD.com, the physician authors describe their distress upon hearing and reading the recent disparaging comments about osteopathic medicine, which attacked Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley, DO, the Physician of the President: “When someone challenges the validity of a legitimate medical degree, the entire house of medicine is under […]
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval – the first for mesothelioma in 16 years and the second FDA-approved systemic therapy for mesothelioma – was based on a randomized, open-label trial, of 605 patients. The endpoint was to determine if the nivolumab-ipilimumab combo improved overall survival compared to chemotherapy.
How can oncologists successfully implement precision medicine strategies in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)? In this review, the authors describe the recently proposed genomic categories of DLBCL and their potential use for personalized treatment, as well as the significant challenges they will present.
Whether you’re a resident looking for your first job or itching for a change of scenery, there are plenty of websites out there that can assist in the hunt. But where do you start? Thankfully, Healthgrades features five outstanding job listing platforms for physicians looking to make a move or beginning their career in medicine.
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