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Is “Watching and Waiting” Enough for Patients With Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma?

For patients with nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma (NLPHL), active surveillance appeared to be a feasible initial management strategy, according to an analysis published in...
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2020 Brings New Editor-in-Chief for ASH Clinical News, and more

Learn About Legislation and Health Policy from the ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute! This October marks the ninth annual ASH Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI): An opportunity...

Quality of Generic Drugs Manufactured Overseas Comes into Question

The passage of the Hatch-Waxman Act in 1984, which created a regulatory track for generic drugs, marked the beginning of the generic-drug boom in...

Who Foots the Surprise Bill?

As U.S. Senators prepare for a July vote on proposed legislation that would protect patients from surprise medical bills, three key players in the...

More Than 40 States File Suit Against Generic Drug Manufacturers

Forty-three states and Puerto Rico have filed a lawsuit against 20 of the largest U.S. generic drug manufacturers. They allege that the companies manipulated...

Benchmarking Drug Prices Could Save the U.S. Billions on Medicare Part D

The U.S. could save billions by pegging drug prices to what other countries pay, according to a new study in Health Affairs. The research indicates...

Coming Soon to a TV Near You: List Prices for Drugs

Television advertisements for prescription drugs will soon need to include list prices, according to new regulations from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

FDA Shutting Down Program That Concealed Reports on Faulty Medical Devices

In what is being called a victory for patients and consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that it is ending its...

House Panel Wants to Increase NIH Budget

When President Donald Trump released his proposed fiscal year 2020 budget, the biomedical research community sharply criticized the substantial cuts to National Institutes of...

Experts Highlight Diversity Disparities in Health-Care Workforce

Despite recent attention on the issue, there are still substantial challenges to building and maintaining a diverse health-care workforce, according to a panel 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.