Survey suggests mentorship in medical school is vital to future of hematology
A survey of U.S. hematology-oncology fellows suggests medical school plays an important role in shaping their interest in pursuing careers in hematology, particularly when students are exposed to hematology and oncology as part of core clerkships in internal medicine and pediatrics.
Westerly Hospital opens new Smilow cancer unit
The transformation of Westerly Hospital from bankruptcy in 2011 to significant expansion of services continued Monday with the ceremonial opening of its new Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center, the second new unit to open at the hospital in as many months.
Smilow Cancer Hospital celebrates 10th anniversary
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven celebrates 10 years since it opened its doors to a new state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient 500,000-square-foot cancer care facility. Since that day in October 2009, Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center have risen to the top echelon as one of the nation’s comprehensive cancer research and care facilities, providing advanced care to patients and families and pioneering cancer research.
Supportive Care Lacking in Older Multiple Myeloma Patients
Older adults with multiple myeloma in the United States are not receiving the appropriate amount of guideline-recommended supportive care, including bone-modifying drugs, influenza vaccination, and antiviral prophylaxis, according to the results of a new study published in Cancer.