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Received: 13 July 2017
Accepted: 25 February 2018
First Online: 7 March 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: The Institutional Review Board of each oncology practice approved collaboration to contribute data to a large longitudinal EHR database; informed patient consent was waived per the US framework for retrospective noninterventional studies.
: CK, RKH, and AL are current employees of and own stock in Amgen Inc. CK was provided travel expense to ASH conference for presentation of this work. PCC is a former employee of Amgen Inc. and is currently employed by Kite Pharma Inc. LC has no conflict of interest to disclose.