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Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Acute Leukemia Clinical Trials Does Not Appear to Improve With Disparity and Demographic Reporting Requirements
September 07, 2021

After implementing disparity and demographic reporting in acute leukemia clinical trials, investigators did not report an increase in diverse trial participants.

Medical World News® Inside the Practice: CancerNetwork® and Jeffery Auletta, MD, Discuss Mismatched and Unrelated Donor Stem Cell Transplants in Patients With Acute Leukemias and Myelodysplastic Syndrome
July 23, 2021

CancerNetwork® spoke with Jeffery Auletta, MD, about how the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match is using research initiatives to expand eligibility for stem cell transplants in for patient with acute leukemias and myelodysplastic syndrome.

Ibrutinib Represents Possible New Treatment Option for Pretreated Hairy Cell Leukemia
July 23, 2021

Results of a phase 2 trial show that ibrutinib was capable of inducing responses in some patients with hairy cell leukemia who were previously treated with standard therapy options in a prior line.