Yale Cancer Center Study Suggests New Approaches Needed to Manage Ibrutinib-Related Toxicities in Patients With CLL
New findings by Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers show that, as the use of ibrutinib increases in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), so do the rates of patients who stop taking the drug. The study was presented at the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Orlando, Florida.
Huntington and Parker receive new appointments at Smilow Cancer Hospital
Scott Huntington, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of Medicine (Hematology), has been named Medical Director for the Hematology Outpatient Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Terri Parker, M.D., assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology), has been appointed the inaugural Assistant Medical Director for the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in North Haven, which includes multiple myeloma and benign hematology care.
Yale Cancer Center launches Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity
Yale Cancer Center (YCC) announces the launch of the Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE). Building on YCC’s longstanding commitment to high-quality, expert, and patient-centered cancer care, screening, and prevention across the state of Connecticut, the new Center is dedicated to ensuring cancer health equity and improving outcomes with an emphasis on traditionally underserved neighborhoods.
Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS, Discusses Efficacy of Azacitdine Plus Durvalumab for AML and MDS
At the 2019 ASH Annual Meeting, Amer M. Zeidan, MBBS, MHS, Yale University and Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Connecticut, discusses results from a large, international, randomized phase 2 study exploring azacitidine plus durvalumab for older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) who are unfit for intensive chemotherapy.
Yale Cancer Center Researchers Investigate Inducing “Synthetic Lethality” in Two Blood and Bone Cancers
In a clinical trial led by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital, researchers aim to exploit DNA mutations in the treatment of two blood and bone marrow cancers, a different tacit than the more traditional approach of blunting or switching off genetic mutations linked to cancer.
Yale Cancer Center study suggests new approaches needed to manage ibrutinib-related toxicities in CLL patients
New findings by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers show that as the use of the drug ibrutinib climbs in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), so do the rates of patients who stop taking the drug.
Yale Cancer Center researchers show promising new treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
A new study by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and Smilow Cancer Hospital researchers suggests that the drug venetoclax aids therapy for relapsed/refractory myelodysplastic syndromes, especially when paired with azacytidine.
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.