ASH 2020 – Focused on Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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Financial Intervention Decreases Mortality in Patients with Hematologic Malignancy

Patients with cancer often face financial toxicity due to the effects of disease on the ability to work, as well as the costs of...

Survey Asks European Physicians About Blood Supply Shortages and Factors That Affect Outcomes in...

Many patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are dependent on blood transfusions. Therefore, sufficient blood supply is essential for the care of this patient population. According...
Black, Hispanic Patients Have More Complications After Revision for Arthroplasty Failure

Study Explores Direct Medical Costs After Patients with High-Risk MDS Discontinue Hypomethylating Agents

Hypomethylating agents (HMAs) are the current standard of care in patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). However, for various reasons, some patients may not stick with the...
Platelet-rich Plasma Flops in Achilles Tendon Rupture

Study Uses Hemoglobin as a Continuous Variable to Refine Prognosis in Myelodysplastic Syndromes

The Revised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R) is the standard tool to predict prognosis for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). It uses a variety...

Recent Hematology and Oncology Headlines

Study Finds Racial Disparities in Childhood Cancers

A new study found notable disparities in rates of childhood cancers when considering single year of age rather than grouping several years together. The...

COVID-19 Update: US States with High Rates of Unvaccinated People at Highest Risk of...

On Monday, June 21, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer.  World Cases: Over 179.3 million. ...

COVID-19 Update: President Biden to Commemorate Milestone of 300 Million Shots Administered; and More

On Friday, June 18, 2021, here are the latest COVID-19 numbers around the world, according to statistics aggregator, Worldometer.  World Cases: Over 178.3 million. ...
Testicular Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Have Improved, Study Finds

Testicular Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Have Improved, Study Finds

A new study reveals that the prognosis of testicular cancer has notably improved. The findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. While the...