Conflicts of Interest: Research Under the Influence Your source for worldwide news and perspectives on hematology/oncology volume 04 | number 03 february 2018 CONTENTS BIG QUESTIONS, TOUGH ANSWERS Editor’s Corner Mikkael Sekeres on Being Good Stewards of Science Pulling Back the Curtain Uwe Platzbecker: From East German Army to Translational Hematology New National Cancer Institute Director Ned Sharpless shares his vision for big data, basic science, and continuing the march against cancer Written in Blood Vadastuximab Talirine in AML Blood Advances in a Different Vein Understanding Bone Disease in Patients With MGUS Literature Scan Evaluating Edoxaban for Cancer-Associated VTE DEPARTMENTS 11 UP FRONT 20 CLINICAL NEWS 63 TRAINING AND EDUCATION 69 FEATURES 77 BACK OF THE BOOK The Society Pages: Recent Promotions and Transitions Latest & Greatest: New and Noteworthy Research You Make the Call: VTE Risk in a Transgender Patient