An extraordinary group of nurses, led by nurse manager Taylor Andrews, B.S., RN, BMTCN, have made it their mission to become fairy godmothers for the patients they care for in the bone marrow transplant unit and to make their wishes come true.
When you are first told that you’re sick, very sick, it’s like a kick in the head. It leaves you stunned and not quite sure which way to turn. If you’re as lucky as I was, you have Sandy Allen-Bard, NP, to turn to.
The FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application for Tibsovo as a single agent for the first-line treatment of adult patients with IDH1-mutant acute myeloid leukemia who are 75 years and older or are ineligible to receive intensive chemotherapy.
Only half of patients reported their blood cancer was detected while visiting a doctor after experiencing symptoms versus detection during a routine medical test or exam or while under the care of a doctor for another health condition.
Risk for disease progression among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia over time differed between those with mutated or unmutated disease, showing that gene somatic hypermutation plays a role throughout the disease course.