Conferences

Many patients with hematologic cancers receiving highly emetic chemotherapy regimens do not achieve control of nausea, vomiting.
Current value frameworks issued by leading medical societies may not be easily generalizable to the treatment of hematologic malignancies.
Choosing Wisely: to curb wasteful medical spending by limiting unnecessary tests and procedures.
Inappropriate or unnecessary thrombophilia testing remains a frequent problem in the hospital inpatient setting.

Inappropriate or unnecessary thrombophilia testing remains a frequent problem in the hospital inpatient setting, leading to significant financial ramifications and the potential for adverse medical care, according to research presented at the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Journal of Clinical Pathways provides highlights from the inaugural Clinical Pathways Congress.
Cognitive factors such as working memory dysfunction and depression may be predictors of non-adherence in patients with cancer.
Clinicians are now trying to treat multiple myeloma similar to leukemia.
Researchers compared the impact of hypofractionated radiation therapy and conventional radiation therapy on quality of life in patients with low-risk prostate cancer.
Carol Ann Huff, MD, discusses how to best use newly-approved therapies for multiple myeloma.