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Dr. Marco Ruiz is a Medical Oncologist in Hematologic Cancers specializing in leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibrosis, HIV related malignancies, stem cell transplants, geriatric oncology, and palliative medicine at the Miami Cancer Institute in Miami, Florida.  He is also an experienced bone marrow transplant specialist and is active in cancer research. Growing up the son of a nurse, Dr. Ruiz knew at a young age that he wanted to pursue a career in medicine. But it was his father’s battle with cancer that sparked a passion for helping patients with the disease.

Spanish Blood Cancer Library - What are the risks and benefits of Ibrutinib and Idelalisib?
¿Cuáles son los riesgos y beneficios de ibrutinib y de idelalisib? ¿Cómo manejamos los efectos secundarios de los nuevos inhibidores de la tirosina cinasa?
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Marco A. Ruiz, MD, GRACE Faculty
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For this video on the risks and benefits of Ibrutinib Idelalisib, GRACE sat down with Marco Ruiz, MD, an oncologist at Memorial Cancer Institute specializing in hematologic or blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and myelofibrosis. He is also an experienced bone marrow transplant specialist and is active in cancer research.

 

In this series Ibrutinib Idelalisib, Dr. Ruiz shares information regarding Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, (Leucemia crónica linfocítica y linfoma no Hodgkin).   This video discusses "What are the risks and benefits of Ibrutinib and Idelalisib? How do you manage the side effects of the new kinase inhibitors?"  (¿Cuáles son los riesgos y beneficios de ibrutinib y de idelalisib? ¿Cómo manejamos los efectos secundarios de los nuevos inhibidores de la tirosina cinasa?)


 

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