About ASH Clinical News

ASH Clinical News is your source for worldwide news and perspectives on hematology/oncology.

ASH Clinical News is a magazine for American Society of Hematology members and non-members alike – offering news and views for the broader hematology/oncology community.

Each month, under the leadership of editor-in-chief, Aaron T. Gerds, MD, MS, Deputy Director for Clinical Research at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute and Associate Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, ASH Clinical News will provide you with the latest updates in the field – from on-site conference reporting, to the latest trials published in Blood, to policy issues affecting the science and practice of hematology – as well as perspectives and opinions from key leaders.

The publication will also provide tools and resources to help clinicians with quality and performance improvement, patient education, and the economics of running a practice.

Editorial Board


Aaron T. Gerds, MD, MS
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland, Ohio


Elizabeth Brém, MD
UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange, CA

Ari Giagounidis, MD
Marien Hospital
Düsseldorf, Germany

Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd
City of Hope Cancer Center
Phoenix, AZ

Alexandra P. Wolanskyj-Spinner, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Bethany T. Samuelson Bannow, MD
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Sandra Kurtin, PhD, ANP-C, AOCN
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Editorial Staff

American Medical Communications

Ariel Jones-DeMaio, AMC

Kristin Hubing, ASH

Sabrina Ahle, AMC

Ari Mihos

Chris Gedikli

All correspondence for the American Society of Hematology should be sent to: American Society of Hematology, 2021 L Street NW, Suite 900, Washington DC 20036.

Neither the American Society of Hematology nor the publisher is responsible for statements made by any editor or contributor. Statements, editorials, or opinions expressed in ASH Clinical News magazine do not necessarily represent official policy of the American Society of Hematology unless so stated. No responsibility is assumed by the American Society of Hematology or the Publisher for any injury or damage to persons or property as a matter of product liability, negligence or otherwise or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions or ideas contained in the material herein.

Although all advertising material published in ASH Clinical News magazine is expected to conform to ethical (medical) standards, inclusion in this publication does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement by the American Society of Hematology or the Publisher of the quality or value of such product or of the claim made of it by its manufacturer.


Current Issue

December 2021 Volume 7 Issue 15

This issue explores doctor deserts, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Cancer Act, and more.