BCSH/BSBMT Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of chronic graft-versus-host disease

This guideline, produced by a joint working group established by the Haemato-Oncology subgroup of the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) and the British Society for Bone Marrow Transplantation (BSBMT) reviews the available literature and makes recommendations for the diagnosis and management of chronic graft-versus-host disease (GvHD).

BCSH/BSBMT Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute graft-versus-host disease

This guideline, written by a joint working group established by the Haemato-oncology subgroup of the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) and the British Society for Bone Marrow Transplantation (BSBMT), reviews the available literature and makes recommendations for the diagnosis and management of acute graft-versus-host disease.

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General

European Perspective on Multiple Myeloma Treatment Strategies in 2014. Ludwig H et al. Oncologist. 2014 Jul 25. pii: theoncologist.2014-0042. [Epub ahead of print]. The roles of consolidation and maintenance therapy with novel agents after autologous stem cell transplantation in patients with multiple myeloma. Joks M et al. Eur J Haematol. 2014 Jul 10. doi: 10.1111/ejh.12412.…

Biology and genetics

Proteasome function is required for platelet production. Shi DS et al. J Clin Invest. 2014 Jul 25. pii: 75247. doi: 10.1172/JCI75247. [Epub ahead of print]. Overexpression of CYR61/CCN1 in the multiple myeloma microenvironment is associated with superior survival and prevention of bone disease. Johnson SK et al. Blood. 2014 Jul 24. pii: blood-2014-02-555813. [Epub ahead…

Complications of myeloma and its treatments

A Rare Concurrence: Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy and Multiple Myeloma Without Amyloidosis. Gupta T et al. Am J Med. 2014 Jul 21. pii: S0002-9343(14)00592-0. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.07.012. [Epub ahead of print]. Incidence of Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia among Groups at Risk in HIV-negative Patients. Fillatre P et al. Am J Med. 2014 Jul 21. pii: S0002-9343(14)00590-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.07.010. [Epub…