January 2020

Immune Thrombocytopenia Guidelines Updated 
The American Society of Hematology recently updated its guidelines on immune thrombocytopenia, resulting in 21 recommendations for adults and children with newly diagnosed disease and persistent and chronic disease refractory to first-line therapy in the presence of non–life-threatening bleeding. Read more.


Glioma Database Incorporates Omics Information
Gliomas, tumors that occur in the brain and spinal cord, remain one of the deadliest forms of cancer in the United States, with a 5-year relative survival of only 33%. It is estimated that over 23,000 new cases of glioma were diagnosed in 2019, resulting in over 17,000 deaths. A freely accessible, comprehensive database incorporates genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic, and clinical- and gene drug–associated data on gliobastoma. Read more

The Fundamentals of Managing Follicular Lymphoma
A recent primer explores follicular lymphoma (FL), including genetic susceptibility; environmental and occupational exposures; pathogenesis; tumor microenvironment; disease progression; B-cell receptor signaling in FL survival; diagnosis; classification and management based on disease stage and response to therapy; novel management therapies; and quality-of-life issues.
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