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Blood & Cancer

79 EpisodesProduced by MDedge Hematology OncologyWebsite

Interview-style hematology/oncology podcast from MDedge Hematology-Oncology. The show is hosted by Dr. David Henry with Pearls from Dr. Ilana Yurkiewicz for clinical hematology and oncology health care professionals. The information in this podcast is provided for informational and educational purpo… read more


Delivering bad news to patients

Strategies and guidelines for delivering bad news to patients from David Henry, MD, and Ilana Yurkiewicz, MD. 


  • This week in Oncology (01:30)
  • Conversation (04:22)

This week, the host of Blood & Cancer and the writer, producer, and talent behind the Clinical Correlation segment sit down together for the first time ever. 

Dr. Henry and Dr. Yurkiewicz share strategies and anecdotes about their experiences learning how to give patients terrible news and --perhaps more importantly -- how not to. 


This week in Oncology. 

Immunotherapy enables nephrectomy with good outcomes in advanced RCC
by Susan London

Some patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors can safely undergo nephrectomy and experience favorable surgical outcomes and pathologic responses according to a cohort study from Urologic Oncology. 

SOURCE: Singla N et al. Urol Oncol. 2019 Sep 12. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2019.08.012

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