2019 drug approvals in hematology-oncology  

Thursday, December 12, 2019

David Mintzer, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, joins the podcast to discuss noteworthy drug approvals in hematology-oncology in 2019. Dr. Mintzer and Blood & Cancer host, David H. Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, discuss what these new treatment options mean for clinicians and patients.

Plus, in Clinical Correlation, Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, of Stanford (Calif.) University, is at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology with a reminder that the way we talk about patients matters.

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Dr. Mintzer’s review of new drug approvals in 2019:

https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/211340/mixed-topics/2019-glance-hem-onc-us-drug-approvals?channel=27979

More articles on FDA approvals in hematology-oncology:

https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/news-fda/cdc

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Podcast Participants

David Henry, MD
David Henry, MD, FACP, is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and vice chairman of the department of medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. He received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania, then completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After 2 years as an attending in the U.S. Air Force, he was drawn to practicing as a hem-onc because of the close patient contact and interaction, and his belief that, win or lose with each patient, one can always make a difference in their care and lives. Follow Dr. Henry on Twitter: @davidhenrymd.
Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD
Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD, is a fellow in hematology and oncology at Stanford University, where she also completed her internal medicine residency. Dr. Yurkiewicz holds an MD from Harvard Medical School and a BS from Yale University. She went into hematology and oncology because of the high-stakes decision-making, meaningful relationships with patients, and opportunity to help people through some of the toughest challenges of their lives. Dr. Yurkiewicz is also a medical journalist. She is a former AAAS Mass Media Fellow and Scientific American blog columnist, and her writing has appeared in numerous media outlets including Hematology News, where she writes the monthly column Hard Questions. Dr. Yurkiewicz is on Twitter: @ilanayurkiewicz.



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