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By Nikita Bhuyan, dietetic intern and Katherine Petersen, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC

In 2019, the Nutritional Recommendations (NutriRECS) Consortium published a report evaluating the potential effect of red meat consumption on cancer and cardiovascular risk in developed nations1. Americans eat about five servings of red and processed meat per week, and the NutriRECS report recommended individuals continue current levels of unprocessed a...

April 2, 2020

Question

What is the evidence for treating patients with CAR T-cell therapy after they have received allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) – is it safe and effective?

Search strategies

Pubmed search using the MeSH terms “chimeric antigen receptor” OR “tisagenlecleucel” OR “axicabtagene ciloleucel” and “allogeneic”

Background

Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is one form of immunotherapy, in which T-cells...

April 2, 2020

Question

What is the best treatment for a patient with hairy cell leukemia on intermittent hemodialysis?

Search strategies

Pubmed search using the MeSH terms “hairy cell leukemia” AND “hemodialysis,” or “vemurafenib” AND “end stage renal disease”

Background

Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) is an indolent, B-cell malignancy that is fairly uncommon. Patients typically present with pancytopenia, splenomegaly, and circulating hairy cells, whi...

April 2, 2020

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Mar 1;106(3):639-647. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.08.064. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

Hagan M1, Kapoor R2, Michalski J3, Sandler H4, Movsas B5, Chetty I6, Lally B6, Rengan R6, Robinson C6, Rimner A6, Simone C6, Timmerman R6, Zelefsky M7, DeMarco J7, Hamstra D7, Lawton C7, Potters L7, Valicenti R7, Mutic S3, Bosch W3, Abraham C3, Caruthers D3, Brame R3, Palta JR2, Sleeman W8, Nalluri J8.

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April 2, 2020

Head Neck. 2020 Jan 27. doi: 10.1002/hed.26085. [Epub ahead of print]

Swiecicki PL1,2, Li P3, Bellile E3, Stucken C4, Malloy K4, Shuman A4,5, Spector ME4, Chinn S4, Casper K4, McLean S4, Moyer J4,5, Chepeha D4, Wolf GT4, Prince M4,5, Bradford C4, Nyati M6, Eisbruch A6, Worden FP6, Jolly S6, Mierzwa M6,7.

Author information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  2. Department of Interna...

April 2, 2020

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Feb 4:194599819900487. doi: 10.1177/0194599819900487. [Epub ahead of print]

Jara SM1, Phipps AI2,3, Maynard C4,5, Weaver EM1,5.

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  1. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

  2. Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

  3. Public Health Scienc...

April 2, 2020

Int J Cancer. 2020 Feb 9. doi: 10.1002/ijc.32917. [Epub ahead of print]

Schoen MW1,2, Hoque S3, Witherspoon BJ4, Schooley B3, Sartor O5, Yang AT6, Yarnold PR4,7, Knopf KB7, Hrushesky WR4,7, Dickson M7, Chen BJ8, Nabhan C7, Bennett CL4,7.

Author information

  1. Department of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri.

  2. John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Louis, MO.

  3. University...

April 2, 2020

Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2019 Dec;8(Suppl 4):S407-S411. doi: 10.21037/tlcr.2019.06.07.

Pacheco JM1, Moghanaki D2,3.

Author information

  1. Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Cancer Center, Aurora, CO, USA.

  2. Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA.

  3. Department of Radiation Oncology, Atlanta Vetera...

April 2, 2020

Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb;105(2):425-431. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.07.048. Epub 2017 Nov 30.

Bryant AK1, Mundt RC1, Sandhu AP1, Urbanic JJ1, Sharabi AB1, Gupta S2, Daly ME3, Murphy JD4.

Author information

  1.  Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California.

  2. Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla,...

April 2, 2020

Semin Oncol. 2019 Aug - Oct;46(4-5):334-340. doi: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2019.09.007. Epub 2019 Oct 28.

Sigel K1, Park L2, Justice A3.

Author information

1.  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, NY.

2.  Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA.

3.  VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT; Yale University School of Medicine.

Abstract

Cancer is a leading cause of death for people with HIV (PWH). The Veterans...

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