Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

How would you treat a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about managing a patient with the C282Y mutation and a family history of...
Alice Ma, MD

Not What I Signed up For

Last month, while at a mandatory conference at our hospital and idly checking my email, a note from my nurse caught my attention: “Dr....
Dr. Yang (coach of the Ice Station Stars) and his son celebrate a recent win.

From the Ivory Tower to Corporate America

When I started in the MD/PhD program at a prestigious university in southern California, I was a 22-year-old straight out of college with few...

What are the treatment options for a pregnant woman with chronic-phase CML?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about managing a pregnant patient with chronic-phase (CP) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Disclaimer: ASH does...

The Good Steward of Science

I have participated in a number of clinical trials and database projects with pharmaceutical companies and, as a result, have been an author on...

How would you manage VTE risk in a transgender patient who needs hormone replacement...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk in a transgender patient who needs hormone replacement...

Doing No Harm Versus the Right to Bear Arms

In our December 2017 issue, “Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis,” we spoke with experts about the complexities of treating gun control as a...

Introducing ASH’s First Congressional Fellow

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has selected Catherine Zander, PhD, to participate in the new ASH Congressional Fellowship program. The program aims to...

CROs: A Universal Problem

Contract research organizations (CROs), which are used by much of the pharmaceutical industry to outsource research regulatory requirements, should be the epitomes of high-quality...

Hugging It Out

Patient zero is an active and charming older widow, measuring approximately 4’11 and weighing in at 90 pounds, who wisely moved to the dry...
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June 2018, Volume 4, Issue 7

This issue features a look at gaining oral parity for cancer medications, the unavoidable "bubbles" in which people live and work, and more.