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Understanding Clonal Hematopoiesis in Hematologic Malignancies With Rahul Banerjee, MD, Jeremy Meier, MD, and Samuel Rubinstein, MD

Dr. Jeremy Meier and Dr. Samuel Rubinstein of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill are the first and senior author, respectively, of a recently published review paper entitled Game of Clones: Diverse Implications for Clonal Hematopoiesis in Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma. In this interview for Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Oncology Data Advisor's Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Meier and Dr. Rubinstein about their work in this area and the future of clonal hematopoiesis research in hematologic malignancies. 

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A 2024 Kickoff Message From Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Editor in Chief

Many of us are ushering in the New Year singing "Auld Lang Syne" (or some version of those lyrics) with an eye toward ensuring that old acquaintances never be forgotten. Conversely, as we ring in 2024, it's worth noting how many of our old-acquaintance oncology drugs have actually remained at our side. Pembrolizumab was first approved in September 2014 for metastatic melanoma, while blinatumomab was first approved in December 2014 for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). (Feel old yet?) No...

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A Letter to Oncology Data Advisor Readers From Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Thomas Abrams, MD

Oncology Data Advisor is excited to announce that Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, has been appointed the new Editor in Chief. Dr. Banerjee, an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology at the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, has taken over the role from Thomas Abrams, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, who has served in the role since 2021. They are both excited about the transition and have written brief outro and intro letter...

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Multidisciplinary Task Force: Mitigating Disease Burden and Health Care Disparities in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

With the complex and rapidly evolving treatment landscape of multiple myeloma, it is vital that clinicians not only understand factors for informing selection of current and emerging combination and sequential therapeutic strategies, but also employ interdisciplinary strategies for reducing disparities in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma care. The development of novel therapeutic options has significantly improved treatment outcomes for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma; how...

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Oncology Data Advisor® Appoints Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, as Editor in Chief for New Term

Oncology Data Advisor® has appointed Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, as Editor in Chief for its next term. Dr. Banerjee is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology at the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington. He specializes in the treatment of multiple myeloma, with research interests in toxicity management, digital health, and the patient experience. 

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Venetoclax for Multiple Myeloma in the Post-CANOVA Era With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Andrew Yee, MD

At the recent International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting in Athens, Greece, results were presented of the CANOVA study of venetoclax for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. After returning from the meeting, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member, and Dr. Andrew Yee, Clinical Director for Multiple Myeloma at Massachusetts General Hospital, sat down to reflect on the surprising results of the trial and its implications for the current and future treatment of patients with t(11;14) multiple myeloma.  

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Venetoclax for Multiple Myeloma in the Post-CANOVA Era With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Andrew Yee, MD

At the recent International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting in Athens, Greece, results were presented of the CANOVA study of venetoclax for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. After returning from the meeting, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member, and Dr. Andrew Yee, Clinical Director for Multiple Myeloma at Massachusetts General Hospital, sat down to reflect on the surprising results of the trial and its implications for the current and future treatment of patients with t(11;14) multiple myeloma.  

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Updates on Bispecific Antibodies in Multiple Myeloma From IMS 2023 With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Shonali Midha, MD

At this year's International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting, Dr. Shonali Midha, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, presented real-world data of teclistamab for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. After the meeting, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, sat down with Dr. Midha to further discuss teclistamab's efficacy in the real-world setting and other important updates about bispecific antibodies that were presented.  

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Updates on Bispecific Antibodies in Multiple Myeloma From IMS 2023 With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Shonali Midha, MD

At this year's International Myeloma Society (IMS) Annual Meeting, Dr. Shonali Midha, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, presented real-world data of teclistamab for patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. After the meeting, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, sat down with Dr. Midha to further discuss teclistamab's efficacy in the real-world setting and other important updates about bispecific antibodies that were presented.  

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Twice Weekly, Biweekly, or Somewhere in Between? Updates on Dosing Schedules in Multiple Myeloma With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Gurbakhash Kaur, MD

In honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board Member Dr. Rahul Banerjee sat down with Gurbakhash Kaur, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, to discuss updates and the advantages and disadvantages of different dosing schedules for treating multiple myeloma.  

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Understanding Clonal Hematopoiesis in Hematologic Malignancies With Rahul Banerjee, MD, Jeremy Meier, MD, and Samuel Rubinstein, MD

Dr. Jeremy Meier and Dr. Samuel Rubinstein of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill are the first and senior author, respectively, of a recently published review paper entitled Game of Clones: Diverse Implications for Clonal Hematopoiesis in Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma. In this interview for Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Oncology Data Advisor's Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Meier and Dr. Rubinstein about their work in this area and the future of clonal hematopoiesis research in hematologic malignancies.

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Oncology Data Advisor 2022 Year-End Wrap-Up

Wow! 2022 has been an exciting year of new challenges, amazing successes, and incredible opportunities. And we couldn't have gotten through it all without YOU! Before we wrap up the top stories and new features from OncData this year, we want to take time to thank each and every one of YOU: doctors, nurses, medical staff, and all frontline workers for your continued dedication. You continue to inspire us each and every day. THANK YOU!

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Advocating for Patients During Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trial Design and Post-Protocol: Manni Mohyuddin, MBBS, and Rahul Banerjee, MD

In this interview in honor of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, and member of the Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board, speaks with Dr. Manni Mohyuddin about the importance of designing clinically relevant end points for clinical trials in multiple myeloma. 

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Advocating for Patients During Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trial Design and Post-Protocol: Manni Mohyuddin, MBBS, and Rahul Banerjee, MD

Oncology Data Advisor™ · Advocating for Patients in Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials: Manni Mohyuddin and Rahul Banerjee In this interview in honor of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, and member of the Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board, speaks with Dr. Manni Mohyuddin about the importance of designing clinically relevant end points for clinical trials in multiple myelom...

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Can Diet and Nutrition Impact Multiple Myeloma Outcomes? Food for Thought From Urvi Shah, MD, and Rahul Banerjee, MD

In honor of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, Dr. Rahul Banerjee,Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and member of the Oncology Data Advisor editorial board, speaks with Dr. Urvi Shah about the importance of ensuring proper diet and nutrition, as well as the impact of the microbiome, for patients with multiple myeloma.  

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Exploring Patient-Reported Outcomes With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Ajay Major, MD, MBA

Oncology Data Advisor™ · Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Exploring Patient-Reported Outcomes: Rahul Banerjee and Ajay Major Recently, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and Editorial Board member for Oncology Data Advisor, spoke with Dr. Ajay Major, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, in a live interview discussion in honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Banerjee and Dr. Major engaged in a riveting conversation about the role o...

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Exploring Patient-Reported Outcomes With Rahul Banerjee, MD, FACP, and Ajay Major, MD, MBA

Recently, Dr. Rahul Banerjee, Assistant Professor at the University of Washington and Editorial Board member for Oncology Data Advisor, spoke with Dr. Ajay Major, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, in a live interview discussion in honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Banerjee and Dr. Major engaged in a riveting conversation about the role of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in lymphoma and myeloma, including how to interpret them and how to include them when designing research.  

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The Future of MRD in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Decision Making With Rahul Banerjee, MD, and Ben Derman, MD

In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor Editorial Board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Ben Derman, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, about his research regarding measurable residual disease (MRD) detection in multiple myeloma and its potential role in guiding treatment decisions.  

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Addressing Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Outcomes With Rahul Banerjee, MD, and Samer Al Hadidi, MD, MS, FACP

Oncology Data Advisor™ · Addressing Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Outcomes Research has shown that Black American patients with multiple myeloma experience significant disparities in treatment patterns and outcomes compared with White patients. In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor editorial board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Samer Al Hadidi, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas Medical School and a leading researcher in the field of m...

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Addressing Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Outcomes With Rahul Banerjee, MD, and Samer Al Hadidi, MD, MS, FACP

Research has shown that Black American patients with multiple myeloma experience significant disparities in treatment patterns and outcomes compared with White patients. In this interview, Oncology Data Advisor editorial board member Dr. Rahul Banerjee speaks with Dr. Samer Al Hadidi, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas Medical School and a leading researcher in the field of multiple myeloma treatment disparities. Dr. Al Hadidi explains the differences in disease biology and treatment outcomes experienced by Black patients and shares solutions for closing this gap and ensuring equal access to care for all patients with multiple myeloma.  

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