Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Grief Tacos

Life is hard. People are resilient. I gave birth to our second son this past February. There are some things about the second kid that...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: Is upfront transplant appropriate for this patient with a rare cutaneous T-cell...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the role of transplant in gamma-delta T-cell lymphoma. Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend...

A Leiden Wild Card

In our August 2019 issue, Leslie J. Raffini, MD, responded to a colleague seeking advice on managing large venous thromboembolisms (VTEs) in two teenaged...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: How would you treat a patient with a prolonged PTT and antiphospholipid...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with a prolonged PTT and antiphospholipid antibodies. Disclaimer: ASH does not...

Trigger Warning

In our August 2019 issue, two hematologists debated whether gun violence should be considered a public health issue and, by extension, whether physicians should...

Fathers (and Mothers) of Hematology

In 1963, Boston hematologist William Dameshek wrote an essay in the journal he’d founded 17 years earlier, Blood, describing 18th-century English anatomist William Hewson’s detailed...
Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS

Our Identity Crisis

I recently embarked on a quest to determine who we are and what we do as hematologists. I figured it couldn’t be that hard, getting...

Poetry in Practice

In our July issue, ASH Clinical News Editor-in-Chief Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, outlined his goal to bring humanity back to patient notes in an...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: How would you treat a patient with CLL who developed warm autoimmune...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with CLL who developed warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Disclaimer: ASH does...

Burnout: A Major Injury

In our June 2019 issue, ASH Clinical News Associate Editor Alice Ma, MD, examined the recent attention being paid to physician wellness and burnout,...
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Current Issue

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.