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Feature Articles

ASH Clinical News takes a deeper look at hot topics in medicine

MOC Machinations

The changing landscape of MOC Knowledge Check-Ins and how the American Society of Hematology continues pursuing a pragmatic approach to the MOC process.  The past...

Leveling the Playing Field: Can We Achieve Gender Equality in Medicine?

When Stephanie Abbuhl, MD, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, was growing up in the early 1960s,...

The Pharmacoeconomics of Oral and Self-Administered Cancer Treatments

Oral and patient-administered forms of chemotherapy have come a long way since the 1950s, when mercaptopurine and methotrexate were first approved by the U.S....

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...

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 –...

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...
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