Steps need to be taken to mitigate the risk of cytokine release syndrome and neurologic events and the potential for secondary malignancies.
MADRID – Bone health could be assessed earlier using FRAX, ideally at or before the time of the transplant.
MADRID – Talk about versatility: Ibrutinib (Imbruvica), a drug with marked activity against B-cell malignancies, also appears to be a safe and...
A wearable patch detected temperature spikes in hospitalized leukemia patients.
PORTLAND, ORE. – Treating chronic venous leg ulcers with mesenchymal stem cells and fibrin spray significantly improved wound healing.
Bezlotoxumab might improve the outcome of patients with C. difficile enteritis.
PORTLAND – Nonmelanoma skin cancers may be a higher risk with GVHD than has previously been quantified.
MONTREAL – The probability of 1-year survival in children with severe diseases requiring stem cell transplants was 81%.
From the Journals
Optimum antithymocyte globulin exposure after allogeneic hemopoietic cell transplantation plays an important role in survival.
ORLANDO – A biomarker algorithm was better than was clinical response at predicting outcomes after 1 week of systemic steroid treatment for graft-...
Reduced-intensity conditioning may not preserve fertility in young girls after bone marrow transplant
ORLANDO – Talking with a child who is about to undertake chemo about preserving her fertility may be the furthest thing from everyone’s mind, but...