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Revlimid® Reduces Need for Blood Transfusions in Some Myelodysplastic Syndromes

August 31st, 2016

Revlimid® Reduces Need for Blood Transfusions in Some Myelodysplastic Syndromes

The agent Revlimid (lenalidomide) reduces the need for blood transfusions among patients with lower-risk, non-del (5q) myelodysplastic syndromes who are dependent upon red blood cell […]


Myeloablative Treatment Regimens Superior to Reduced Intensity Treatment for AML and MDS Patients Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant

December 30th, 2015

Myeloablative Treatment Regimens Superior to Reduced Intensity Treatment for AML and MDS Patients Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (SCT) is a standard and potentially curative treatment for individuals with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) or acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Historically only […]


Prospective Study Shows Age Doesn’t Affect Survival Outcomes in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Who Receive a Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT)

December 14th, 2015

Prospective Study Shows Age Doesn’t Affect Survival Outcomes in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Who Receive a Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT)

Results from a prospective study of 1,280 patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) showed that survival at 100 days and at two years following hematopoietic cell […]


September Is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September 5th, 2014

September Is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of blood cancer educational programs for national blood cancer awareness month. […]


OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine

August 13th, 2014

OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine

Fort Worth TX/Sun Valley ID – OMNI Health Media announces national recognition of its online support communities, TheGIConnection,TheRAConnection, and Cancer Connect, as valuable resources for […]


Exposure to Some Inflammatory Bowel Disease Drugs May Increase Leukemia Risk

August 8th, 2014

Exposure to Some Inflammatory Bowel Disease Drugs May Increase Leukemia Risk

Thiopurines are an established treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients.  They are used to reduce inflammation and provide symptom relief.  Thiopurine immunosuppressive drugs have […]


Marriage May Have a Protective Effect for Cancer Patients

December 17th, 2013

Marriage May Have a Protective Effect for Cancer Patients

Social support may have a significant impact on cancer detection, treatment, and survival, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of […]


End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes

September 16th, 2013

End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes

Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and […]


Understanding Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

August 30th, 2013

Understanding Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

Cancer and its treatment can come with a variety of complications, some more serious than others. What Is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw? Osteonecrosis of the […]


Following Lifestyle Recommendations Reduces Risk of Cancer Death

May 15th, 2013

Following Lifestyle Recommendations Reduces Risk of Cancer Death

People who follow the diet and lifestyle recommendations laid out by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) […]


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