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Syed Abutalib, MD, Appointed to Education Committee for ASBMT

THE CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA issued congratulations to Syed Abutalib, MD, in July for being appointed to the Education Committee for the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT). Dr. Abutalib is Assistant Director, Stem Cell Transplant & Cell Therapy Program at...

hematologic malignancies
multiple myeloma
lymphoma
leukemia
myelodysplastic syndromes

Selected Abstracts on Novel Therapies for Hematologic Malignancies

THE 22ND CONGRESS of the European Hematology Association (EHA) was held in June in Madrid, drawing hematologists and allied professionals from every subspecialty of hematology from around the world. Among the extensive educational and scientific program, the EHA Congress provides a forum for...

hematologic malignancies

Autologous and Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

HERE ARE SEVERAL ABSTRACTS selected from the proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting clinical trials on autologous and allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for various hematologic malignancies. Additional selected...

multiple myeloma

Selected Novel Agents in Development for Multiple Myeloma

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2016 America Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics for the development for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. For full details of these study abstracts, visit...

multiple myeloma

Smoldering and Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in smoldering and relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma. For the full details of these study abstracts, visit...

lymphoma

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in various types of high-grade, aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including peripheral T-cell lymphomas, central...

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in high-grade, aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including newly diagnosed as well as relapsed or refractory...

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition, highlighting newer therapeutics in several different types of non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), including mantle cell lymphoma and marginal zone lymphoma. For...

leukemia

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, and Nelli Bejanyan, MD, on Adult ALL and Consolidation Chemotherapy: Results From a CIBMTR Study

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Nelli Bejanyan, MD, of the University of Minnesota, discuss findings from a study conducted by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research on treatment for ALL patients, with an available donor, undergoing...

lymphoma

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, and Alex F. Herrera, MD, on Double-Hit and Double-Expressor Lymphomas: A Retrospective Analysis

Syed A. Abutalib, MD, of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Alex F. Herrera, MD, of City of Hope National Medical Center, discuss study findings that suggest allogeneic stem cell transplantation may overcome the chemoresistance of double-hit/double-expressor tumors (Abstract 830).

hematologic malignancies

Update on Neoplastic Hematology: Review of Recent Clinical Trials

Here is a brief look at the study findings and clinical implications of several recent and important clinical trials in neoplastic hematology. Attention is focused on myelodysplastic syndromes, multiple myeloma, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Myelodysplastic Syndromes Clinical Trial:...

leukemia

Donor Selection for HLA-Matched Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Question 1: Which statement about donor selection for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant is correct? Correct Answer: C. If a donor is available, the genotypic identity between the patient and his brother should be established by typing the patient’s parents; if this is not possible, the...

leukemia

Donor Selection for HLA-Matched Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Case Study A 33-year-old white male is diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with complex cytogenetics. A decision is made in favor of performing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in first complete remission. The patient has a 35-year-old brother who is healthy and motivated to...

hematologic malignancies

Update on Neoplastic Hematology: Review of Recent Clinical Trials

Here is a brief look at the study findings and clinical implications of several recent clinical trials on newer treatment options in neoplastic hematology. Attention is focused on several types of leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Leukemia Clinical Trial: INO-VATE ALL phase III...

hematologic malignancies
leukemia
lymphoma
multiple myeloma

Selected Hematology Abstracts From the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, focusing on clinical trials on therapeutics in different types of leukemia, multiple myeloma, follicular lymphoma, and central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. For full details of these study abstracts, visit...

hematologic malignancies

Complexities in the Diagnosis and Management of Amyloidosis

Question 1: What is the next best step for this patient? Correct Answer: C. Determination of amyloid subtype. Expert Perspective Amyloidosis encompasses a heterogeneous group of diseases bound by the characteristic deposition of amyloid fibrils in soft tissues and bone marrow, and it could be...

hematologic malignancies

Complexities in the Diagnosis and Management of Amyloidosis

Case Study A 70-year-old man is referred to your clinic for a consultation. Recently, a diagnosis of IgG monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) was established. Medical history is significant for essential hypertension, type II diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and atrial...

hematologic malignancies

Updated WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies

Question 1: Which statement about the classification of tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues is true? Correct Answer: A. The revised WHO classification defines distant disease entities that can be reliably diagnosed using proposed criteria. Expert Perspective WHO last updated its...

hematologic malignancies

Updated WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies

WHO last updated its classification of tumors of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues with a fourth edition of its WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues, in 2008, as part of a series of WHO Classification of Tumours monographs. This year, with the support of the...

supportive care
leukemia

Recent Reports on Treatment for Leukemias, Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome, and Graft-vs-Host Disease

In this installment of Hematology Expert Review, I will summarize five studies from the recent literature addressing important questions about leukemias and their treatment, anticoagulant therapy with the new agent defibrotide (Defitelio), and the use of antilymphocyte globulin to prevent chronic...

hematologic malignancies

Selected Abstracts From the 2016 BMT Tandem Meetings

The BMT Tandem Meetings are the combined annual meetings of the Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Held recently in Honolulu, Hawaii, this year’s BMT Tandem Meetings drew 3,000 attendees from 35 countries,...

lymphoma
leukemia

Selected Abstracts From 2015 ASH Annual Meeting: Part 4

Here is the final installment of selected abstracts from the proceedings of the 2015 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, focusing on Hodgkin lymphoma, follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. For other selected abstracts...

symptom management

Selected Abstracts From 2015 ASH Annual Meeting: Part 3

Here are several more abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2015 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, focusing on the topic of anticoagulation and the cancer patient. For other selected abstracts from this conference, see the December 25, 2015, and the...

hematologic malignancies
multiple myeloma

Selected Abstracts From 2015 ASH Annual Meeting: Part 3

Here are several more abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2015 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, focusing on newly diagnosed multiple myeloma, relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma, and amyloid light-chain (AL) amyloidosis. For other selected abstracts...

myelodysplastic syndromes

Selected Abstracts From 2015 ASH Annual Meeting: Part 2

Here are several more abstracts selected from the proceedings of the 2015 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, highlighting therapeutics in acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes. For five other top abstracts on therapies for acute leukemias and myelodysplastic ...

hematologic malignancies

Two Case Reports on the Evaluation of Myeloid Neoplasm

The ASCO Post is pleased to introduce “Hematology Expert Review,” a new feature including a case report detailing a particular hematologic condition followed by questions. Answers to each question appear with expert commentary. In this first installment, we present two cases of older men with...

leukemia

Prognostic Models and Front-Line Treatment Options for Chronic-Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

The ASCO Post is pleased to present “Hematology Expert Review,” an occasional feature that includes a case report detailing a particular hematologic condition followed by questions. Answers to each question, along with expert commentary, can be found in the sidebar. In this installment, we present...

hematologic malignancies

Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia and Thrombocytopenia

Question 1: In this case, what is the most appropriate next best test? Correct Answer: B. Peripheral blood smear examination. Expert Perspective In the appropriate clinical setting, information obtained from a carefully examined peripheral blood smear film is indispensable. The peripheral blood...

hematologic malignancies

Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia and Thrombocytopenia

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an occasional feature that includes a case report detailing a particular hematologic condition followed by questions. Answers to each question with expert commentary can be found in the sidebar. In this installment, we present the case...

hematologic malignancies

Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia and Thrombocytopenia: Answers From Hematology Expert Review Questions

Question 1: What is the best first step in management of this patient? Correct Answer: C. Start plasma exchange. Expert Perspective Although distinguishing among thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, typical hemolytic uremic syndrome, and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (see Table 1 in the...

hematologic malignancies

Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia and Thrombocytopenia: Questions

Hematology Expert Review is an occasional feature that includes a case report followed by questions, answers, and expert commentary. In the July 25 issue of The ASCO Post, part 1 of a case report was published and focused on diagnosis (see summary below). Here, in part 2, the management of this...

lymphoma

Answers: Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System

Question 1: What is the most likely diagnosis for this patient? Correct Answer: B. Primary central nervous system lymphoma. Expert Perspective In an immunocompetent host, the differential diagnosis of isolated or multiple brain lesion(s) includes autoimmune etiologies such as neurosarcoidosis,...

lymphoma

Questions: Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System

Hematology Expert Review is an occasional feature that includes a case report followed by questions,answers, and expert commentary. In this issue of The ASCO Post, Drs. Abutalib and Lukas present part 1 of a case report on primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Part 2 will be published in an...

lymphoma

Answers: Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System

Question 1: What is next best step in the management of this patient? Correct Answer: C. Ophthalmoscopy/slit lamp examination. Expert Perspective Ophthalmic involvement should be sought by noninvasive procedures such as slit lamp examination and ophthalmoscopy and abnormal findings must be...

lymphoma

Questions: Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an occasional feature that includes a case report detailing a particular hematologic condition followed by questions. Answers to each question appear here with expert ­commentary. In the October 25 issue of The ASCO Post, part 1 of a...

hematologic malignancies
leukemia
issues in oncology

Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the Elderly: Trial Data Stir Hope for the Transplant Option

Older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have high relapse rates after induction chemotherapy, low survival rates, and fewer treatment options compared with younger patients. One of the options for both younger and older patients is hematopoietic cell transplantation, but relatively few...

lymphoma

A: Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System

Question 1: Based on the rationale for the current “standard of care” for primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the CNS, what is the optimal induction therapy? Correct Answer: C. A high-dose methotrexate–based regimen. Expert Perspective Untreated primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the CNS ...

lymphoma

Q: Primary Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System

The ASCO Post is pleased to present Hematology Expert Review, an occasional feature that includes a case report detailing a particular hematologic condition followed by questions. Answers to each question appear on page 84 with expert commentary. In the November 10 issue of The ASCO Post, part 2 of ...

hematologic malignancies
leukemia
myelodysplastic syndromes

Selected Abstracts From 2015 ASH Annual Meeting

Here are several abstracts selected from the proceedings of this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, highlighting therapeutics in acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes. For full details of these study abstracts, visit...

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