Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

How would you treat a patient with Wilson’s disease and neutropenia?

Here's how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about a patient with Wilson’s disease and neutropenia? Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend or endorse...

Why Did You Become a Hematologist?

I am truly curious as to why doctors in training choose a career in hematology, particularly malignant hematology. My ASH Clinical News editorial colleague, David...

Letter From a Cleveland Jail to the ABIM: MOC Madness

American Board of Internal Medicine Philadelphia, PA March 2016 Dear ABIM, Got your last email. Are you just not that into me anymore? There it sat, an unsightly wart amidst...

Speaking the Same Language

Dear Dr. Sekeres: I greatly enjoyed reading your clever and humorous article on gender-neutral pronouns and other language usage . I write a fair amount,...

Understanding Those Who Actually Insert Inferior Vena Cava Filters

To The Editor: As an interventional radiologist who specializes in acute and chronic deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), superficial venous disease, and complex filter removal, I applaud...

The “Theys” Have It – Or Does He or She?

Recently, in a decision that was heralded by some as transformative, by others as a “win for gender neutrality,” and by presumably the majority...

Don’t Fear the Filter

To the Editor: As an interventional radiologist who specializes in acute and chronic deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), superficial venous disease, and complex filter removal, I applaud...

Crippling Clinical Research?

I commend Dr. Sekeres for his excellent editorial (Take My Leftover Tissue, Please!), which appeared in the December 2015 issue of ASH Clinical News....

U.S. Medicine Prices: Watching from Europe with Trembling Knees

Working at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (then the Sidney Farber) in the Division of Tumor Immunology led by Stuart Schlossman, MD, in the early...

Replenishing the Ranks: We Need Some New Hematologists …

One of my attendings once mourned that we – non-neoplastic hematologists, that is – were the dinosaurs in the last days before the asteroid...
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