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Read about advances in hematologic malignancies in our biannual eNewsletter for clinicians nationwide in the field of hematologic oncology.
A 69-year-old man with a long-standing history of mild normocytic anemia and thrombocytopenia presented to his hematologist in Rhode Island for a routine follow-up visit and was noted to have new severe pancytopenia.
The myeloid malignancies, including acute myeloid leukemia (AML), myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) are a spectrum of biologically related, but clinically heterogeneous diseases.
Blinatumomab is a bispecific CD19-directed CD3 T-cell engager monoclonal antibody that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) in December 2014
The DNA methyltransferase inhibitors azacitidine (Vidaza) and decitabine (Dacogen) are both FDA-approved for treatment of all French-American-British (FAB) Co-operative Group subtypes of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and these drugs can alter the natural
history of the disease.
If you are a clinician specializing in the field of hematologic oncology, we can help you refer a patient, explore open clinical trials, learn about CME events, and more.
View our full list of hematologic malignancies resources for referring providers.