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Seventh Time’s the Charm-Unexpected Response in Relapsed Leukemia
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
For medical oncologists, the choice of chemotherapy drugs is one of statistical probability. For cancer patients, it is a matter of life and death. The problem is that cancer patients are not statistics and each patient responds quite uniquely....
The Avastin Saga Continues
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
We previously wrote about bevacizumab (Avastin) and its approval for breast cancer. The early clinical trials revealed evidence...
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) - Model for Functional Profiling
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Among the most common forms of leukemia in adults is chronic lymphocytic leukemia CLL.
Revolutionizing Treatment for Hairy Cell Leukemia Patients
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Hairy cell leukemia is a rare malignancy characterized by spleen enlargement and progressive anemia and thrombocytopenia (low...

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