Features

Features

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

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...

Contract Research Organizations: Outsourced Trials, Outsized Problems

A ranking of sorts is sent out every week to the chosen ones, but those who find themselves in the top spots don’t feel...

Controversies in Myeloma: The Who, When, and Why of Treatment

The recent expansion of treatment options for patients with multiple myeloma (MM) has introduced new opportunities for redefining the goals of therapy. At the...

Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks?

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved CPX-351 (a fixed combination of daunorubicin and cytarabine), it appeared that everything old was new...

Immunotherapy: Exploring the Next Frontier for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy axicabtagene ciloleucel for the treatment of relapsed or refractory...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Andra James, MD, MPH

In this edition, Andra James, MD, MPH, shares how she became a specialist in hematology, obstetrics/gynecology, and even Civil War history. Dr. James is...
Dr. Platzbecker with his daughters on a vacation in France.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Uwe Platzbecker, MD

In this edition, Uwe Platzbecker, MD, shares his long and winding path to hematology – from a stint in the East German army, to...
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Current Issue

April 2018, Volume 4, Issue 5

This issue features a look at the U.S. health-care system’s transition from a paper-based system to electronic health records, an introduction to a series about oncology nurse practitioners, and more.