Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Meaningful Benefits

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost, “The Road...

How would you treat a patient with aplastic anemia who refuses transfusions for religious...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with aplastic anemia who refuses transfusions for religious reasons. Disclaimer: ASH...

Musing on Medical Marvels

It was circa 1999. I can picture the patient vividly: A mustachioed, unfailingly polite – but exhausted – middle-aged man holding a white tissue...

How to treat a patient with c-Myc positive diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with c-Myc positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Disclaimer: ASH does not...

CROs and Cons

In his June 2017 Editor’s Corner (“Contract Research Agonizations”), ASH Clinical News’ Editor-in-Chief Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, called for an end to the bureaucratic...

Shouts & Mumblings: A Transplant in Every Kitchen

“Patients with various blood-related cancers … receive transplants of bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cells to restore stem cells that were destroyed by...

Advocating for a Return to Common Sense in Clinical Research

In his June 2017 Editor’s  Corner (“Contract Research Agonizations”), ASH Clinical News’ Editor-in-Chief Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, called for an end to the bureaucratic...

Impatient Practicum

In his April 2017 Editor’s Corner, Editor-in-Chief Mikkael Sekeres issued his annual missive to the American Board of Internal Medicine (“Letter from a Cleveland...

Contract Research Agonizations

After years spent as an investigator on countless hematology and cancer clinical trials, all initiated with the noble intent of improving my patients’ lives...

Treating an older patient with CML and a sudden ANC drop?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about treating an older patient with chronic myeloid leukemia and a sudden ANC...
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Current Issue

August 2017, Volume 3, Issue 10

This issue features a comparison between American and European drug approval processes, a conversation with a lymphoma doctor running for Congress, highlights from recent hematology/oncology meetings, and more.