Latest Research on the Intensity of AML Therapy in Older Patients, Platelets and T cell Activity in Sepsis, and Genotyping for CNS Lymphoma
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In this week's episode, we’ll start by reviewing an intriguing study that, while not randomized, calls into question whether less-intensive induction therapies provide a survival or quality of life benefit in older patients with AML. Next, we will review the somewhat surprising findings from human and mouse model studies demonstrating that platelets downregulate T cell activity during sepsis, a finding that is associated with reduced survival. We will close with a report on a targeted genotyping approach that could reduce diagnostic and treatment delays in patients with primary CNS lymphoma.
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