Hematologic Cancer News and Features

Rare Case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis With Prior ITP Highlights Diagnostic Challenge for Clinicians

Rare Case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis With Prior ITP Highlights Diagnostic Challenge for Clinicians

A rare case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) highlights the difficulty in diagnosing LCH.

Current, Emerging Systemic and Targeted Therapies for Pediatric Leukemia: A Review

Current, Emerging Systemic and Targeted Therapies for Pediatric Leukemia: A Review

In this review, investigators discuss current and emerging treatments for acute lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia in pediatric patients.

Long-Term Use of TPO Receptor Agonist Safe in CLL-Associated Immune Thrombocytopenia

Long-Term Use of TPO Receptor Agonist Safe in CLL-Associated Immune Thrombocytopenia

Case study demonstrates the effectiveness of long-term treatment with an oral nonpeptide receptor agonist in a 69-year-old male patient with CLL-associated ITP.

Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fact Sheet)

Immune Thrombocytopenia (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), including patient outlook, treatment, and ITP in pregnancy.

Navigating Patients With Hematologic Cancers

Navigating Patients With Hematologic Cancers

An effective nurse navigator approach involves removing barriers to good care, such as differences in health care delivery systems, poor communication, and financial impediments.

Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Extramedullary Relapse Responds to CAR-T

Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Extramedullary Relapse Responds to CAR-T

Children with extramedullary relapse of CD19+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia experienced a potent and durable response to the immunotherapy.

Stem Cell Transplant Patients Benefit From Inpatient Palliative Care

Stem Cell Transplant Patients Benefit From Inpatient Palliative Care

Palliative care added to transplant care improved relief from depression and PTSD symptoms following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Lack of Transfusion Services a Barrier to Hospice Care for Patients With Blood Cancers

Lack of Transfusion Services a Barrier to Hospice Care for Patients With Blood Cancers

A lack of needed transfusion services was cited as why many hematologic oncologists are less likely to refer their patients with blood cancers to home hospice care.

IL-11 Plus Glucocorticoids Safe, Effective for ITP in Adults

IL-11 Plus Glucocorticoids Safe, Effective for ITP in Adults

Recent study results demonstrate that recombinant IL-11 with glucocorticoids is a safe and effective treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in adults.

Eradication of Infection Improves Outcomes for H Pylori+ patients with ITP

Eradication of Infection Improves Outcomes for H Pylori+ patients with ITP

Approximately 40% of ITP cases are caused by gram-negative H pylori infection; therefore, researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of infection eradication on platelet count in these patients.

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