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Features

Debates, in-depth articles, and surprising profiles from ASH Clinical News

Demystifying Liquid Biopsies

Tumor biopsies have long been the standard method for diagnosing, monitoring, and treating cancer and, in the era of precision medicine, molecular analyses of...

Genetic Testing: Ready, Set … Actionable?

In June 2000, President Bill Clinton announced that the international Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics had completed the initial sequencing of the human...

Exploring the Boundaries of Drug Importation

Importing pharmaceuticals from other countries to access lower-cost medicines is still a relatively murky issue. Hematologist Kenneth R. Adler, MD, of Summit Medical Group MD...

Myeloid Malignancies: The Next Frontier for Immunotherapy

Building on the success of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies in lymphocytic leukemia and certain lymphomas – and the advances seen with checkpoint...

Determining CHIP’s Potential

Researchers have known about clonal hematopoiesis – clonal expansion among hematopoietic stem cells , resulting in a population of genetically identical blood cells) for...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Brian J. Bolwell, MD

In this edition, Brian J. Bolwell, MD, talks about the pediatric leukemia patient who spurred his interest in hematology, early days in the Cleveland...

Plasma or Recombinant Products for Hemophilia?

For the past half-century, plasma products have been the mainstay for the treatment of patients with hemophilia. In the 1950s, hematologists used large volumes...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Olatoyosi Odenike, MD

In this edition, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, speaks about her “rebellious” path to medical school in Nigeria, the importance of life’s tangents, and her passion...

Are EHRs and Physicians Out of Sync?

In the past decade, the U.S. health-care system has undergone a historic transformation from a paper-based system to electronic health records (EHRs), which –...

Demystifying Zebrafish

Despite the vast sequencing data available to study the genetics of human disease, experimental animal models still play a critical role in unraveling the...
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Current Issue

May 2018, Volume 4, Issue 6

This issue features a look at the hidden costs of importing lower-cost drugs, the optimal hemophilia treatment, the limits of genetic testing, and more.