Editor`s Corner

Editor`s Corner

ASH Clinical News’ Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors offer their perspective on current topics in hematology and health care. The content of the Editor’s Corner is the opinion of the author and does not represent the official position of the American Society of Hematology unless so stated. Have a comment about these editorials? Let us know what you think; we welcome your feedback. Email the editor at [email protected].

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...

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...

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...

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...

Molecular Stamp Collecting

The great experimental physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) provocatively claimed, “All science is either physics … or stamp collecting.” Lord Rutherford intended his cocky quip as...

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: Patient Practicum

Dear American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM): Writing to you, as usual, from behind the bars of emotional turmoil, political dissonance, and unresolved neuroses regarding...

Learning to Love Your Genome

The daily circus of recent world events has left me wondering whether it is truly plausible that I share a genome with the other...

Microphone Moment

Entering Monday’s oral abstract session at the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting, my goals were twofold: to see some great science that may influence how...

Making a Hematology Wishlist, and Checking it Twice

Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2017 already? Another holiday season passed, another calendar page flipped, another year gone by. I thought that I...

So You Say You Want To Be A Clinical Researcher?

Perhaps you’ve just finished your hematology/oncology fellowship a year or two ago. Or you’re still a fellow and, having completed that intensive first year...
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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.