EHA Unplugged
In these EHA-produced podcasts, experts share with you their hematology knowledge and stories. With "EHA Unplugged" we would like to give you the opportunity to unplug from your computer screen, while still learning, by listening to interviews, clinical cases, monologues, and more.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
December 3, 2021 • 27 MIN
In episode 8 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann details the diagnostic and prognostic criteria of CLL and the correct diagnostic work-up. He also describes the increasing array of treatments available for CLL patients and outlines the role of allogeneic transplantation in this disease.
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
November 26, 2021 • 28 MIN
In episode 7 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann describes the clinical and genetic features of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), discusses the best therapeutic options, and characterizes the changes that occur in the natural history of the disease after the introduction of tyrosine-kinase inhibitors (TKIs).
SCD: What Physicians Can Learn From Patients And Carriers (Episode 3)
November 16, 2021 • 31 MIN
This podcast series brings together people affected by SCD and specialist hematologists to shed light on this widely misunderstood condition, bringing the guidelines to life and helping healthcare professionals improve their practice by understanding the patient experience. In this closing discussion, Dr Jo Howard and Professor Léon Tshilolo reflect on what they have learned from their conversations with people affected by sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait, and discuss the present and future of sickle cell disease treatment across the world. SCD: What Physicians Can Learn From Patients And Carriers is a three-episode podcast series with the first one created to mark Black History Month 2021. It is a collaboration between EHA and Obsidian Healthcare Group, a global provider of medical education. Interview with: Dr Jo Howard and Professor Léon Tshilolo Host: Mandi Watty-Miller
Multiple Myeloma in Underserved Populations (Episode 1)
November 15, 2021 • 33 MIN
In this podcast, the first of a series dedicated to Multiple Myeloma in underserved patient populations, Prof Terpos illustrates the impact of renal disease on MM outcomes and how it should best be managed. Follow the podcast to learn about assessment and monitoring of renal function in MM patients, the available treatment options for this population, and the role and outcomes of kidney transplantation. Speaker: Prof Evangelos Terpos; Host: Prof Pieter Sonneveld
SCD: What Physicians Can Learn From Patients And Carriers (Episode 2)
November 10, 2021 • 43 MIN
This podcast series brings together people affected by SCD and specialist hematologists to shed light on this widely misunderstood condition, bringing the guidelines to life and helping healthcare professionals improve their practice by understanding the patient experience. In the second episode, a mother and daughter affected by sickle cell are joined by hematologist Professor Léon Tshilolo for an interview with Mandi Watty-Miller, an individual with sickle cell trait. They discuss the experience of raising a child with sickle cell disease, navigating the world of online misinformation about the condition, and how to improve communication and trust between doctors and patients. SCD: What Physicians Can Learn From Patients And Carriers is a three-episode podcast series with the first one created to mark Black History Month 2021. It is a collaboration between EHA and Obsidian Healthcare Group, a global provider of medical education. Interview with: Prof Léon Tshilolo Host: Mandi Watty-Miller
BCR-ABL1-like ALL
November 9, 2021 • 14 MIN
In this podcast, Dr. Rijneveld discusses BCR-ABL1-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a specific subgroup of ALL characterized by an expression profile similar to Ph+ ALL, albeit lacking the BCR-ABL1 rearrangement, and by sensitivity to TKIs. She highlights how TKIs were game-changing for the prognostic of these patients, although their cost and associated toxicities (usually low but fatiguing in the long-term), may still be issues in the clinical practice. Interview with: Anita Rijneveld. Host: Shaun McCann
ALL Hope For The Future
November 5, 2021 • 13 MIN
Listen to this expert interview to discover characteristics and outcomes of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in adults and children. Dr Advani guides us in the biology and genetics of the disease in these two categories of patients, dedicating a special focus to Philadelphia-like ALL and to the clinical and prognostic role of measurable residual disease (MRD). Finally, as CAR-T therapies are becoming available to adult ALL patients, challenges and promises of this approach are discussed in the concluding part of the podcast. Interview with: Anjali Advani. Host: Shaun McCann
Iron Homeostasis in Host Defense and Inflammation
October 29, 2021 • 7 MIN
In this podcast, Dr Nemeth reminds us that iron is not only necessary for hematopoiesis and red cell production. A complex relationship exists between iron levels and susceptibility to infections, which involves the different sensibility of microbes to iron as well as the association between iron deficiency and poor response to immunization, as you will discover in this clear overview on the role of iron in host defence. Interview with: Elizabeta Nemeth. Host: Ayan Panjan
SCD: What Physicians Can Learn From Patients And Carriers (Episode 1)
October 28, 2021 • 45 MIN
This podcast series brings together people affected by SCD and specialist hematologists to shed light on this widely misunderstood condition, bringing the guidelines to life and helping healthcare professionals improve their practice by understanding the patient experience. In this first episode, consultant hematologist Dr Jo Howard has a conversation with two individuals affected by sickle cell disease (SCD) and sickle cell trait (SCT). They discuss the impact that the condition has on their personal and family lives, common misconceptions about the SCD experience, areas where treatment frequently falls short, and how to raise awareness further. SCD: What Physicians Can Learn From Patients And Carriers is a three-episode podcast series with the first one created to mark Black History Month 2021. It is a collaboration between EHA and Obsidian Healthcare Group, a global provider of medical education. Host: Dr Jo Howard
Impact of Social Stigma on Coping with SCD
October 22, 2021 • 16 MIN
Listen to this podcast to hear a psychologist’s point of view on sickle cell disease (SCD), and how to address the psychological as well as the hematological needs of SCD patients. The importance of specific psychological support services for SCD patients, the concept of social stigmatization as a true complication of the disease, and its consequences for physicians dealing with these patients are discussed in this podcast. Interview with: Kofi Anie. Host: Ayan Panjan
Interventions in Adolescent SCD
October 15, 2021 • 16 MIN
This podcast focuses on the social aspects of SCD, in particular on the challenges confronting adolescents with SCD and their treating physicians. Prof. Hankins speaks about the delicate transition from pediatric to adult care, the use of technology in improving the care of these patients, and the issues associated with access to new treatments. Interview with: Jane Hankins. Host: Shaun McCann
Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy
October 8, 2021 • 14 MIN
In this podcast, Dr Smith-Whitley illustrates the many different aspects and possible pregnancy complications for mother and fetus in women with SCD. Practical aspects dealt within the clinical practice, such as the management of pain in the pregnant woman, use of transfusions and HU, and reproductive education for SCD patients, are also discussed in the podcast. Interview with: Kim Smith-Whitley. Host: Shaun McCann
HSCT in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
October 1, 2021 • 20 MIN
In episode 6 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann discusses Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria. You will hear him describe the etiology and the clinical manifestations of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), apply the correct diagnostic work-up if the disease is suspected, and discuss the principles of treatment in these patients, including monoclonal antibodies and HCT.
HSCT in Severe Aplastic Anemia
September 24, 2021 • 25 MIN
In episode 5 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann discusses HSCT in Severe Aplastic Anemia. You will hear him detail the diagnostic criteria of severe aplastic anemia (SAA) and the current therapeutic approaches for this disease. He will also characterize the results of HCT, the best conditioning options and different source of hemopoietic cells for SAA patients.
Engraftment and Chimerism following HSCT
September 17, 2021 • 11 MIN
In episode 4 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann discusses the phenomenon of engraftment and chimerism following hemopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and the main techniques used to determine the origin of the cells in the recipient.
Infections in HSCT
September 6, 2021 • 19 MIN
In episode 3 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann talks about infections in HSCT.
Graft-versus-Host Disease in HSCT
September 3, 2021 • 14 MIN
In episode 2 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun McCann explains the relationship between HSCT and graft-versus-host disease.
The History of HSCT
September 1, 2021 • 17 MIN
In episode 1 of "EHA Unplugged", Prof. Shaun R McCann is describing the history of HSCT.