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    Overview from Medscape curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes:

    This 2019 comprehensive presentation of lymphoblastic (precursor B-cell and T-cell) lymphoma emphasizes lymph node-predominant involvement in this blood-lymph node diaspora. (Free registration required, written with a physician audience in mind.)

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    Overview from Medscape curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes:

    This 2020 encyclopedic approach to a potentially curable form of lymphoma is richly detailed and specific for all types and stages of Hodgkin lymphoma. (Free registration required, written with a physician audience in mind.)

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    Article from MedPage Today curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The FDA has granted accelerated approval to tafasitamab (brand name Monjuvi) as a second-line therapy for relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), based upon overall responses seen in a clinical trial. This is the first FDA approval of a second-line treatment for this condition. There are few, if any, other options.

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    Continuing medical education course from Clinical Care Options curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Recent research findings can change practices for B-cell malignancies.

    Go to educational module at Clinical Care Options (requires free registration).

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    Article from The ASCO Post curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    In an unusual collaboration between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Canada, and Australia, acalabrutinib (Calquence) has been approved as another first line therapy for chronic lymphatic leukemia/small cell lymphoma.

    Go to full article published by The ASCO Post.

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    Pediatric Palliative Care: A Specialty Comes of Age

    Sarah Friebert, MD

    For a child with cancer, palliative care can provide much-needed relief from stress and symptoms—for the patient and their family alike. Palliative care is given alongside cancer treatment, and is… Read more »

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    Article from Medscape curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Depression is, for obvious reasons, common in patients with advanced cancer. The old, inexpensive drug ketamine—already approved for medical use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)—seems rapidly effective, according to small studies.

    Go to full article published by Medscape.

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    Emphasizing Oncogeriatrics

    With: Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, MD

    A Q&A with Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, MD, Medical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom, and Chair of the Young Interest Group of the International… Read more »

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    Best Uses of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Patients with Cancer

    With: Val Jones, MD

    A Q&A with Val Jones, MD, Medical Director of Admissions, Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Spokane, WA Originally published February 1, 2017 Q: Your principal practice in Spokane, Washington is physical… Read more »

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    Huge Progress in Palliative Care

    With: Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP

    A Q&A with Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care; Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; New York, NY;… Read more »

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    Cancer Pain and the Opioid Epidemic

    George Lundberg, MD

    A Q&A with Kevin Sevarino, MD, PhD, President-elect of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and Consulting Psychiatrist at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT Q: Opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose… Read more »

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