Staging the Aging

Routine assessment of frailty can help clinicians tailor treatments and supportive care to an individual patient’s needs Hematologic malignancies are often diseases of older adults – with median ages at diagnosis for acute myeloid leukemia...

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Foreign Scientists With Ties to China May Be Stealing U.S. Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the FBI have launched an investigation into foreign scientists who are allegedly stealing biomedical research from institutions...

Will the FDA’s Suggestions Help Curb Drug Shortages?

Drug shortages, especially of older and less expensive medications, are increasing, causing hospitals to ration lifesaving treatments. According to a report released in late...

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Older Patients with iTTP Have Delayed Diagnosis and Higher Mortality Than...

Older patients diagnosed with immune thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (iTTP) have worse short- and long-term mortality compared with younger patients and the general population, according...
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Eltrombopag Induces Complete Platelet Responses in Patients with Lymphoproliferative Disorders and...

Results from a small phase II trial suggest that treatment with eltrombopag was associated with sustained platelet responses and complete responses (CRs) in patients...

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Pulling Back the Curtain: Robert A. Kyle, MD

In more from our interview with Robert A. Kyle, MD, he discusses his early decision to specialize in hematology and looks back on 70 years...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Saad Z. Usmani, MD

In more from our interview with Saad Z. Usmani, MD, he shares life lessons learned throughout his career.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Anna Schuh, MD, PhD

In more from our interview with Anna Schuh, MD, PhD, she shares her experiences volunteering with hematology patients in Tanzania.

Robert Kreitman: Delayed Versus Concurrent Rituximab in Hairy Cell Leukemia

Robert Kreitman, MD, shares results from a new study suggesting patients with hairy cell leukemia should receive rituximab concurrently with frontline cladribine.

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Coagulation Conundrums: Managing Hemostatic and Thrombotic Complications in Young Women

In a case-based discussion as part of this year’s Education Program, Andra James, MD, MPH,...

ASH-a-Palooza Redux

The 2018 ASH Annual Meeting in San Diego marked the debut of ASH-a-Palooza, the reimagined...
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Carfilzomib-Based Quadruplet Regimen Beats Triplet Approach in Newly Diagnosed Myeloma

Induction with the quadruplet regimen of carfilzomib, cyclophosphamide, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (KCRD) led to deeper...
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Subcutaneous and Intravenous Daratumumab Have Similar Safety, Efficacy in Previously Treated and Newly Diagnosed Myeloma

A subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab, plus standard-of-care treatment, led to response rates that were similar...
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Can Immunomodulatory Drugs Overcome CHIP’s Effects in Post-Transplant Multiple Myeloma?

Patients with multiple myeloma (MM) who harbor somatic mutations in hematopoietic cells, known as clonal...
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Examining Pregnancy Outcomes in Eculizumab-Treated Women With Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Women with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) treated with eculizumab have similar pregnancy outcomes to...

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ASH Announces Three New Executive Committee Members, Free Childcare at the 2019 ASH Annual...

Congratulations to ASH’s Three New Executive Committee Members The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has announced the election of three new members to its Executive...
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ASH Clinical News Now Available on the ASH Publications App, ABIM Changing Maintenance of...

ASH Clinical News Now Available on the ASH Publications App The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Publications app provides access to content from Blood, Blood...

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Remembering Thomas P. Stossel, CPRIT Awards $136 Million in 71 New Grants, and more

Remembering Thomas P. Stossel (1941 – 2019) Thomas P. Stossel, MD, former president of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), passed away unexpectedly on September...
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Remembering Stanley Schrier, John Hansen, and more

Remembering Stanley Schrier (1929 – 2019) Stanley Schrier, MD, a former American Society of Hematology (ASH) president who spent nearly 60 years at Stanford University’s...
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Remembering Eugene Frenkel, AMA Announces Reimagining Residency Initiative Award Recipients, and more

Remembering Eugene P. Frenkel (1929 – 2019) Eugene P. Frenkel, MD, a National Cancer Institute investigator known for his research linking vitamin B12 metabolism and...

Staging the Aging

Routine assessment of frailty can help clinicians tailor treatments and supportive care to an individual patient’s needs Hematologic malignancies are often diseases of older adults...

The Other Opioid Epidemic

Federal crackdowns on opioid prescribing have shifted the crisis from overdoses to undertreatment The United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic that...

Breakthroughs for Bleeding: Updates in Treating and Managing Hemophilia

In 1982, the gene encoding factor IX (FIX) was cloned, followed by the cloning of the factor VIII (FVIII) gene in 1984. The events...