Hematologic Cancers

FDA Approves Rituxan Hycela to Treat Three Blood Cancers

By June 22, 2017

The subcutaneous injection is for the treatment of follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Risk of Leukemia Tied to Breast Cancer Rx Higher Than Thought

December 29, 2014

Risk of treatment-related leukemia low, yet still double what experts had previously thought

Anemia Prevalent Among Older Diabetes Patients

November 13, 2014

For older patients with diabetes, the prevalence of anemia is 59%, with determinants including older age and longer duration of diabetes.

Prophylactic Platelet Transfusion Guideline Developed

November 11, 2014

Recommendations have been developed by the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks) for prophylactic platelet transfusion.