Recent studies have suggested that the presence of iron overload prior to stem cell transplantation is associated with decreased survival. Within these studies, the criteria used to define iron overload have varied considerably. Given the lack of consensus regarding the definition of iron overload in the transplant setting, we sought to methodically examine… (More)
The authors use stock return data to investigate the effects of the First Executive (FE) failure on other life insurance firms. In contrast to previous studies, they explicitly test for the separate effects of individual (retail) and institutional customer responses. The announcement of an accounting charge for junk-bond losses by First Executive… (More)
We report a 53-year-old man diagnosed with Richter syndrome. He was heavily pretreated and was refractory to prior therapy. He received rituximab and ibrutinib, and achieved a significant response after 1 month of therapy. Our case illustrates the importance of investigation of rituximab and ibrutinib in Richter's syndrome.