Precision Medicine in the Care of Patients With Leukemia/LymphomaMay 9th 2012
The leukemias and lymphomas represent a group of heterogeneous myeloid or lymphoid clonal stem cell disorders with variable clinical presentation, pathological characteristics, prognosis and recommendations for treatment.
Managing Myelodysplastic SyndromesFebruary 5th 2007
Mr. CH is a 71-year-old retired naval officer who works full time as an aerospace engineer. He began experiencing increasing lethargy and malaise in August 2000 at the age of 65. He was finding it difficult to concentrate and became tired by the end of the day. An evaluation by his primary care physician revealed anemia and iron deficiency. CH received a trial of iron and erythropoietin with no substantial improvement. His anemia progressed; he required his first red blood cell transfusion in September 2001. He was referred to a hematologist at a regional comprehensive cancer center.