What are the optimal RBC transfusion thresholds for adult and pediatric cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy regimens that may improve functional status and quality of life?
Pragmatic and adequately powered clinical trials are an ongoing challenge.
Develop new tools to facilitate identification and recruitment of subjects, remote/wireless data collection, and functional measures.
Much is still unknown about the lymphatic system. No medical specialist owns it. NHLBI and NCI could work together on understanding lymphatic disease in the direction of understanding how metastasis spreads disease. NHLBI can help by establishing a unit to organize research interest in such an important body system in health and disease.