Does your institution perform tumor-only sequencing of hematopoietic malignancies w/o normal controls? If so, be prepared for surprises (and avoid donor derived leukemia): NGS panels frequently detect hereditary cancers, but can be easily missed if physicians lack awareness.
“The main thing was to bring people together […] One of the keys of a successful cancer center is you bring people together from different backgrounds, with different experiences, but with a common goal focused on cancer.”
Role model for the field!
Despite his many redeeming qualities,
had a habit of stealing my pens while on leukemia service. Our thoughtful patient made sure I was restocked with a box of these, waiting in my mailbox this AM. Happy Thursday.