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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Hematology\Oncology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

HIV-Associated Cancers and Related Diseases
31/12/69 - Clusters of cases of pneumocystis pneumonia and Kaposi?s sarcoma in New York and California in men who had sex with men were early harbingers of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. The syndrome was also soon noted to be associated with a high incidence of aggressive B-cell…

Tumors and Transformations
31/12/69 - It happened 21 years ago, near the end of a night on-call. Around 5 a.m. the emergency department physician paged radiology and requested an ultrasound on a 41-year-old male with right upper quadrant pain. I walked down the hall and entered the exam room. A man lay on his back on a gurney and a…

Balancing Safety and Innovation for Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine
31/12/69 - Regenerative medicine is a field that involves replacing, engineering, or regenerating human cells, tissues, or organs to establish, restore, or enhance normal function. It is an area with great promise that goes directly to the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in helping to…

A Gain-of-Function Mutation in EPO in Familial Erythrocytosis
31/12/69 - Inherited forms of primary erythrocytosis with low serum levels of erythropoietin are caused by mutations in the erythropoietin-receptor gene (EPOR), SH2B3 (LNK), or JAK2. Inherited forms of secondary erythrocytosis with elevated erythropoietin levels are mainly caused by mutations in genes…

Ambient Temperature and Screening for Nasopharyngeal Cancer
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is closely associated with Epstein?Barr virus (EBV) infection. In a recent prospective study involving more than 20,000 participants, detection of cancer-derived EBV DNA in plasma was shown to be useful in screening for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Participants…

Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis
31/12/69 - Antibody-mediated encephalitides constitute a group of inflammatory brain diseases that are characterized by prominent neuropsychiatric symptoms and are associated with antibodies against neuronal cell-surface proteins, ion channels, or receptors (Table 1). Common clinical features include a change…

Pleural Disease
31/12/69 - The pleural space is defined by the visceral pleura, which covers the lung, and the parietal pleura, which covers the chest wall, diaphragm, and mediastinum. It is estimated that pleural effusion develops in more than 1.5 million patients each year in the United States, with the majority of cases…

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
31/12/69 - Deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (collectively known as venous thromboembolism) are well-recognized complications after total hip or total knee arthroplasty. The perioperative administration of anticoagulant prophylaxis has proved to reduce the rates of death and complications associated…

Case 6-2018: A 35-Year-Old Woman with Headache, Subjective Fever, and Anemia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. J. Sawalla Guseh II: A 35-year-old woman with a history of Crohn?s disease was admitted to this hospital with headache, subjective fever, and anemia. The patient had been in her usual state of health until 1 week before admission, when headache, fatigue, and myalgias…

Efficacy of Larotrectinib in TRK Fusion?Positive Cancers in Adults and Children
31/12/69 - The neurotrophic receptor tyrosine kinase genes NTRK1, NTRK2, and NTRK3 encode the tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) proteins TRKA, TRKB, and TRKC, respectively. After embryogenesis, TRK expression is limited primarily to the nervous system, where these kinases help regulate pain, proprioception,…

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