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Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Associated With Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a Use in a Patient With Polycythemia Vera

Radhika Gangaraju, Soo J. Kim, Jing-Fei Dong, Sabina Swierczek, and Josef T. Prchal

, renal dysfunction, and fever. 1 Only a minority of patients present with all of these symptoms, which overlap with other clinical conditions, posing a diagnostic challenge. 2 Acquired TTP occurs due to development of inhibitory antibodies against von

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Growth Factors in Leukemia

Olga Frankfurt and Martin S. Tallman

. Crawford J Ozer H Stoller R . Reduction by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor of fever and neutropenia induced by chemotherapy in patients with small-cell lung cancer . N Engl J Med 1991 ; 325 : 164 – 170 . 7. Ohno R Tomonaga M Kobayashi T

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Supportive Care in Head and Neck Cancers: Multidisciplinary Management

Presented by: Jimmy J. Caudell, David G. Pfister, and Randal S. Weber

febrile neutropenia. He received empiric antibiotics and antifungal medications, the neutropenia and fever resolved, and he was discharged. He did not require a nasal gastric tube or a PEG tube during treatment, and he went on to receive adjuvant

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Brentuximab Vedotin in Patients With Relapsed HIV-Related Lymphoma

Mitul Gandhi and Adam Petrich

persistent fevers. A PET scan performed as part of his pretransplant evaluation was remarkable for a hypermetabolic left supraclavicular node, and a bone marrow biopsy confirmed recurrence of cHL. The neoplastic cells were positive for CD15, CD30, and Epstein

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Partial Response to Ceritinib in a Patient With Abdominal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Carrying a TFG-ROS1 Fusion

Yong Li, Xian Chen, Yanchun Qu, Jia-Ming Fan, Yan Li, Hui Peng, Yaojie Zheng, Yihong Zhang, and Hai-Bo Zhang

Symptoms of disease are often restricted to the involved organ, and 15% to 30% of patients present with fever, malaise, microcytic anemia, weight loss, thrombocytosis, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, or polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia. 3 Surgery

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Emerging Treatment Options for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Focus on CAR T-Cell Therapy

Patrick A. Brown and Bijal Shah

toxicity,” said Dr. Shah. “I think we have to be cognizant of the fact that these therapies will make people sick in the short term.” As for CRS, more common symptoms include fever and hypotension. However, some patients may experience more severe

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Optimizing First-Line Therapy for Follicular Lymphoma: Is It Time for Chemotherapy-Free Approaches?

Richard I. Fisher

/chemotherapy arm experienced more neutropenia and fever; however, overall, treatment discontinuations were similar in both arms: 69% of patients on the R 2 arm and 71% of those on the rituximab/chemotherapy arm completed treatment. 13 Final data showed that R 2

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Idelalisib and Rituximab in 17p Deletion–Positive Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma

Aby Z. Philip

previously healthy 68-year-old woman presented with fatigue, night sweats, abdominal fullness, loss of appetite, and low-grade fevers. CT scan of her chest, abdomen, and pelvis revealed diffuse lymphadenopathy involving supraclavicular, axillary, mediastinal

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Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Emerging Treatment Options for Myelofibrosis

Presented by: Aaron T. Gerds

70% of patients have symptoms driven primarily by cytokines, such as fevers and night sweats. Many patients also experience cytopenias, particularly anemia and thrombocytopenia. 2 , 3 “And, of course, it is a disease that carries a shortened life

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Sleep Disorders, Fatigue, and Cognitive Function in Cancer Survivors: A Plenary Session

Presented by: Kristin Dickinson, Halle C.F. Moore, Jennifer Schmitz, and Eric S. Zhou

Moderated by: Andrew T. Day

Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, was 38 years old and a full-time nurse practitioner, wife, and active mother of 2 when she began experiencing recurrent infections. The infections led to constant fevers, bone pain, and mouth sores, and