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Brahm H. Segal and Alison G. Freifeld

infection during remission-induction therapy for acute myeloid leukemia in adults . J Clin Oncol 1997 ; 15 : 2254 – 2261 . 13. Schimpff S Satterlee W Young VM Serpick A . Empiric therapy with carbenicillin and gentamicin for febrile patients

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myeloid leukemia. A precongress program, the NCCN Nursing Forum: Advancing Oncology Nursing in Hematologic Malignancies will take place on Friday, September 21. This program provides hematology/oncology nurses with comprehensive information for

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members discussed treatment approaches in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and a panel of experts presented and deliberated challenging patient case studies. On Saturday, 12 sessions included patient cases in a variety

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for the following NCCN Guidelines are available: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Version 1.2016 Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Version 1.2016 Bladder Cancer, Version 2.2016 Breast Cancer, Version 2.2016 Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast

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Solove Research Institute, Genomic Stratification and Prognostication of Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia by Combination Mutation Status Roisin Connolly, MB, BCh, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Harnessing the Immune System

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Deborah S. Yolin-Raley, Ibiayi Dagogo-Jack, Heidi B. Niell, Robert J. Soiffer, Joseph H. Antin, Edwin P. Alyea III and Brett E. Glotzbecker

, and the median age was 61 years (range, 21–77 years). Of the 269 patients admitted for allogeneic HSCT, 121 had acute myeloid leukemia, 49 had acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and 44 had myelodysplastic syndromes/myeloproliferative diseases; the remainder

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Edmond Marzbani and Elihu Estey

Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is a rare subtype of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) accounting for 10% of the 13,400 adults diagnosed with AML in the United States. 1 The initial report by Hillestad 2 in 1957 described it as a disease marked by

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Philip L. McCarthy

maintenance, but further analysis is necessary to clarify these differences. MM and monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance (MGUS) have both been associated with the development of acute myeloid leukemia/myelodysplastic syndromes. 41 Patients with

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Lauren Lapointe-Shaw, Hani Abushomar, Xi-Kuan Chen, Katerina Gapanenko, Chelsea Taylor, Monika K. Krzyzanowska and Chaim M. Bell

overall risk of mortality, patients with cancer may be especially vulnerable to changes in care occurring on the weekend. 17 Patients admitted to the hospital for induction chemotherapy after a diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia were reported to have a

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Ashley T. Freeman, May Kuo, Lei Zhou, Justin G. Trogdon, Chris D. Baggett, Sascha A. Tuchman, Thomas C. Shea and William A. Wood

associated with lower mortality for patients with lymphoma. 2 Similarly, patients with acute myeloid leukemia 3 or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 4 receiving chemotherapy at high-volume facilities have been found to have a lower mortality rate than those treated