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Feature Articles

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

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...

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...

Conflict Resolution: Research Under the Influence

In an ideal world, medical advances would result from an altruistic pairing of outstanding translational science with well-designed and efficient clinical trials, and the...

Blood Donation: Separating Myth From Fact

After natural disasters and other tragic events, many people try to help by rushing to the nearest blood donation center. While there’s no denying...
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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.