Feature Articles

Feature Articles

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

Staging the Aging

Routine assessment of frailty can help clinicians tailor treatments and supportive care to an individual patient’s needs Hematologic malignancies are often diseases of older adults...

The Other Opioid Epidemic

Federal crackdowns on opioid prescribing have shifted the crisis from overdoses to undertreatment The United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic that...

Breakthroughs for Bleeding: Updates in Treating and Managing Hemophilia

In 1982, the gene encoding factor IX (FIX) was cloned, followed by the cloning of the factor VIII (FVIII) gene in 1984. The events...

What Does the Future Hold for Gene Therapy in Nonmalignant Hematology?

The human genome contains about 25,000 genes that encode myriad proteins that drive the processes necessary for life. But disruptions, deletions, and mutations can...

Taking the Pulse of Health Care and Politics

With more health-related topics becoming politicized, it may be hard to keep politics out of the exam room. As another U.S. presidential election approaches, Americans...
Research espionage

The Spy Next Door?

Academic institutions and government organizations strive to prevent research espionage while maintaining open scientific collaborations For decades, the U.S. has fostered international research collaborations with...
In Myleloma, New Drugs, Skyrocketing Price Tags

In Myeloma, New Drugs, Skyrocketing Price Tags

In late February, seven pharmaceutical executives were called before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to testify about the prices of brand-name prescription drugs, which...

Resurrecting the House Call

New at-home strategies for hematologic conditions offer improved outcomes and patient satisfaction Physician home visits have become a thing of the past: Nearly a century...

CMML: A Unique Overlap Syndrome Receiving Increased Attention

For many years, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) has been treated as a form of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), despite its unique clinical and biological characteristics. “Everyone...

New Treatment Options Lead to New Questions in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

For the past 40 years, the standard remission induction treatment for patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who are candidates for intensive...
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November 2019, Volume 5, Issue 13

This issue features explores treating older patients with frailty, discusses the management of primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma, and more.