Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Notes From the Field

Readers responded to two of our recent articles that offered a candid look into the daily lives of physician-researchers and advice for thriving as...

Next Steps After TKIs for Patient With Chronic-Phase CML?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the next steps after TKIs for patient with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia. Disclaimer:...
Alice Ma, MD

Summertime Blues

At the time of writing this column, the calendar has just turned to August and another July has come and gone. There’s plenty of...

Caring About Standards of Care

I’ve been thinking a lot about standards of care recently. A “medical standard of care” is actually a legal term, typically defined as the level...

Advice for the Graduating Hematologist

When I was asked to collect some thoughts to share with hematology/oncology trainees upon completion of their fellowship, I thought back on my experiences...

A Slow Burn

In our July 2018 issue, ASH Clinical News Associate Editor Keith Stewart, MBChB, MBA, walked us through his valiant efforts to step away from...

Is splenectomy a good option for a patient with hemoglobin H disease?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about performing a splenectomy on a patient with hemoglobin H disease who does...

The Superwarfarin Chronicles

Over the past decade, the use of synthetic cannabinoids/marijuana has increased. These products generally consist of plant material sprayed with chemicals that can interact...

How would you reduce the transfusion burden in a patient with CCUS?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about reducing the transfusion burden in a patient with clonal cytopenias of undetermined...

The Who, What, and When of Managing Adverse Events

In this edition, Dwight C. Macero, MS, PA-C, discusses the role that advanced practice providers play in managing the side effects of hematologic treatments. Therapies...
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Current Issue

March 2019, Volume 5, Issue 4

This issue features a look at the misconceptions about travel-associated blood clots, the treatment of young patients with myeloma, and more.