Letters to the Editor

  • The Family That Puzzles Together … Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 | January Annual Meeting Edition 2017, Volume 3, Issue 2

    In December’s issue, Associate Editor David Steensma, MD, shared his lifelong love of word games, and how he went from fighting over the newspaper puzzle page to crafting crossword puzzles each year for ASH News Daily. Apparently, annual meeting attendees aren’t the only fans of these puzzles. Aaron Gerds, MD, MS, editor-in-chief of ASH News […]

  • Marrow-Minded Thursday, December 29th, 2016 | January 2017, Volume 3, Issue 1

    In November’s Editor’s Corner, David Steensma, MD, recounted the “absurdly exotic experience” of eating bone marrow in a café in Milan after speaking about marrow failure at a conference, and walked us through a brief history of the culinary delicacy. We received responses from readers who also appreciated the irony of eating bone marrow as […]

  • A Response on Email Etiquette Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | December 2016, Volume 2, Issue 12

    In October’s Editor’s Corner, Editor-in-Chief Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, and his colleague at Cleveland Clinic, Jennifer Lonzer, MA, provided “A Primer on Email Etiquette,” with helpful tips like “Turn off CAPS LOCK” and “Don’t email when angry … or drunk.” The column struck a chord with ASH Clinical News readers who admitted to committing […]

  • Learning Your ABC Thursday, October 27th, 2016 | November 2016, Volume 2, Issue 11

    In September’s Editor’s Corner, Keith Stewart, MBChB, MBA, argued that cytotoxic chemotherapy should be declared a thing of the past and imagined a future where hematologists embrace the rallying cry of “anything but chemotherapy.” In response to Dr. Stewart’s column, Francis A. Forte, MD, recounted his early experiences treating patients with cytotoxic chemotherapy and his […]

  • I Loved the “Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: MOC Madness” Article Friday, June 10th, 2016 | , ,

    I’m briefly writing to say that I loved the “Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: MOC Madness” article. I have had an ongoing level of disappointment with the ABIM since they wouldn’t allow me to take the Oncology Boards during my fellowship. Then, after a two-year combined hematology/oncology fellowship, they require I choose […]

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