Hematology Link

In today’s health-care environment, no practitioner operates in a silo – and that is particularly true for hematology. In “Hematology ink” we will speak with an outside specialist to examine where these medical specialties meet.

  • Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Sunday, November 29th, 2015 | December 2015, Volume 1, Issue 12 | Brian C. Callaghan, MD

    In this edition, ASH Clinical News speaks with Brian C. Callaghan, MD, about managing peripheral neuropathy in patients with hematologic diseases. How does peripheral neuropathy manifest? Peripheral neuropathy usually causes numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness that starts in the toes and rises to the level of the knees, before starting in the hands. Atypical neuropathies […]

  • Managing GERD/Acid Reflux: The Gastroenterologist’s Perspective Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 | November 2015, Volume 1, Issue 11 | Aline Charabaty, MD

    In this edition, ASH Clinical News speaks with Aline Charabaty, MD, about managing acid reflux/gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms in patients with hematologic malignancies. Do you treat many patients for acid reflux/GERD who also have hematologic malignancies or bleeding disorders? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or acid reflux is a common disorder among the general U.S. population, with up to 20 percent of […]

  • Managing the Oral Health Complications of Chemotherapy Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 | June 2015, Volume 1, Issue 6 | Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc

    In this edition, ASH Clinical News speaks with Nathanial Treister, DMD, DMSc, about oral health for his patients being treated for hematologic malignancies. What are the oral complications of cancer therapy that hematologists/oncologists should be aware of? The treatments for hematologic malignancies – chemotherapy, combinations of chemotherapy, or hematopoietic cell transplantation – are associated with […]

  • Managing Penicillin Allergies: The Infectious Disease Specialist’s Perspective Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 | May 2015, Volume 1, Issue 5 | Eric Cober, MD

    In this edition, ASH Clinical News speaks with Eric Cober, MD, about managing patients with hematologic conditions and penicillin allergies. What advice would you give to hematologists in interpreting a patient’s report of penicillin allergy? Penicillin allergies are very commonly self-reported, by up to 5 to 10 percent of all patients; however, of these self-reported allergies, […]

  • Integrating Palliative Care in Hematology Friday, April 10th, 2015 | April 2015, Volume 1, Issue 4 | Douglas E. Brandoff, MD

    In this edition, ASH Clinical News speaks with Douglas E. Brandoff, MD, about integrating palliative care into the management of people with hematologic disorders. Dr. Brandoff is a board-certified palliative medicine physician and hematologist/oncologist. What are the goals of palliative care? Palliative care clinicians treat physical symptoms (pain- and non-pain-related) and also aim to alleviate psychological, […]

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