Must Reads by Date
Must reads for theWeek ending August 12, 2018
Higher AML, MDS risk linked to autotransplants, Radivoyevitch T et al. Leuk Res. 2018 Jul 19. pii: S0145-2126(18)30160-7
CMS wants to flatten E/M payments, CMS proposed rule, CMS-1693-P
Lay health workers can assist with end-of-life care, Patel MI et al. JAMA Oncology. 2018 Jul 26. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.2446.
New guidelines from the UK on chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Schuh AH et al. Br J Haematol. 2018 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15460
JAK1/2 inhibitors tied to increased B-cell lymphoma risk, Porpaczy E et al. Blood. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-10-810739.
Must reads for theWeek ending August 5, 2018
Substantial late mortality risk persists after childhood BMT , Holmqvist AS et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jul 26. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.2453.
Avatrombopag reduces procedure-related transfusions in chronic liver disease and thrombocytopenia, Terrault N et al. Gastroenterology. 2018 May 17. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.05.025.
Simulated model could target myeloma treatment, Ubels J et al. Nat Commun. 2018 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05348-5.
Must reads for theWeek ending July 29, 2018
Researchers propose frailty index for older patients with multiple myeloma, Mian HS et al. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2018 Jul 25. doi: 10.1200/CCI.18.00043.
Prehospital plasma improves odds of survival in hemorrhagic shock, Sperry JL et al. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):315-26.
Must reads for theWeek ending July 22, 2018
Tibsovo for AML with IDH1 mutation, FDA approves first targeted treatment for patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia who have a certain genetic mutation, FDA press release
Second filgrastim biosimilar approved by FDA, U.S. FDA Approves Pfizer’s Biosimilar NIVESTYM™ (filgrastim-aafi), Pfizer press release
Breakthrough drugs often approved with no randomized trials, Puthumana J et al. JAMA. 2018;320:301-3.
Fewer sickle cell crises with L-glutamine use, Niihara Y et al. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 19;379(3):226-35.
Myeloma PFS boosted by elotuzumab add-on therapy, Dimopoulos MA et al. EHA (European Hematology Association) Congress, Abstract LB2606.
Must reads for theWeek ending July 8, 2018
ALL patients' liver toxicities linked to antibiotics, other therapies, Minetto P et al. EHA Congress (annual meeting of the European Hematology Association), Abstract PS934.
Thrombocytopenia in pregnancy raises risk of complications, Reese J et al. N Engl J Med. 2018;379:32-43.
Escalating venetoclax dose was safe in relapsed CLL, Koenig K et al. EHA Congress (annual meeting of the European Hematology Association), Abstract PF357.
PET findings safely drive chemo decisions in Hodgkin lymphoma patients, Casasnovas O et al. ASCO 2018 (annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology), Abstract 7503.
Hydroxyurea tolerated well in sickle cell patients, Dauvergne B et al. FSCDR 2018 (annual meeting of the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research), presentation JSCDH-D-18-00052.