Feature Articles

Feature Articles

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

When Mistakes Happen…

Medical error has been described as a public health emergency. Certainly, the numbers support this. Opioid abuse – today’s exemplar of public health emergency –...

Progress Report: Is the Moonshot Mission on Schedule?

A little less than three years ago, former President Barack Obama called on then Vice President Joseph Biden to lead the new National Cancer...

Hazardous to Your Health: Violence in the Health-Care Workplace

The headline-making events are familiar and chilling: a Boston cardiologist murdered in a hospital by the son of a deceased patient; an Indiana physician...

Demystifying Multicolor Flow Cytometry

Flow cytometry has come a long way in the 80 years since its inception. The now highly sophisticated technique is an indispensable tool for...

The Middle Ages: Controversies in the Treatment of Adolescents and Young Adults With Leukemia

Over the past few decades, survival rates for pediatric patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) have improved dramatically, with five-year survival rates now often...

Who Pays What, and Why?

From R&D to PBMs, a look at the U.S. approach to drug pricing  When it comes to setting drug prices, the U.S. is singular in...

Rethinking Burnout

Will solving physician burnout require sweeping changes to the U.S. health-care system?  About 15 years ago, during the first year of his fellowship, Tait Shanafelt,...

The Realities of “Right to Try”

In May 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of...

Breakthroughs in Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

Gene therapy for hemophilia is here – and it’s working. The field is advancing at a steady clip: Results from recent trials of this...

The Code of Misconduct

Scientific misconduct is more than falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism – and harder to identify.  In 1998, Andrew Wakefield, MD, and co-authors investigated a cohort of...
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June 2019, Volume 5, Issue 7

This issue features a debate about new treatment options for beta-thalassemia, a look at what’s driving skyrocketing drug prices in myeloma, and more.