2015 Debates and Didactics in Hematology and Oncology Conference


Indolent Lymphoma: A More Complex Malignancy Than Once Thought

With a growing number of options for follicular lymphoma, clinicians may wonder whether there is one best regimen. James O. Armitage, MD, FACP, FRCP, Professor of Medicine at the University of Nebrask...

Lung Cancer
Issues in Oncology

Positioning Targeted and Immunotherapy-Based Approaches in Lung Cancer

With immunotherapy changing the face of lung cancer, is there still a place for targeted therapy? Two experts from Emory University debated this issue at the 2015 Debates and Didactics in Hematology a...

Head and Neck Cancer

HPV-Positive Head and Neck Cancer: When Can Chemotherapy Be Omitted?

Are there patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) for whom chemotherapy can be omitted? Experts debated this question at ...


Mantle Cell Lymphoma: Is Transplantation Still Necessary?

Autologous stem cell transplantation has played a critical role in the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma, but in the age of novel treatments, is it always warranted? Two experts in the field explored ...


Double-Hit Lymphoma: Many Treatment Strategies, No Standard of Care

"Double-hit lymphoma” represents a challenging malignancy without a standard-of-care treatment, although outcomes for some patients are better than was once believed, according to Jonathon B. ­Cohen, ...




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