Perspectives

Perspectives

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Perish to Publish: Repeated Episodes of Peer Rejection During the Publication Process

In adults – sensitive adults, in particular – who consider themselves academics, repeated episodes of peer rejection can have serious emotional repercussions. We (David...

The Color of Blood and “Exohematology”

Spilled blood’s brilliant red color has a rich symbolic history. The crimson color chemistry of porphyrin-bound iron ions led our ancestors to equate red...
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Reader Responses: Management of a patient with long-term B12 deficiency

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about 42-year-old female patient who has had very low B12 levels for at...

Book Review: Nine Pints of Liquid Gold

ASH Clinical News Editor-in-Chief Mikkael A. Sekeres, MD, MS, reviews Nine Pints, an account of the science, politics, and social history of blood. Have you...
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The significance of JAK2-positive test results in a healthy patient

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the significance of JAK2-positive test results in a healthy patient. Disclaimer: ASH does...
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Reader Responses: The significance of JAK2-positive test results in a healthy patient

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the significance of JAK2-positive test results in a healthy patient. Disclaimer: ASH does not...

An Ode to Joy

We have new leadership at my institution, who, in an act of inspiration (or accidental greatness), have declared that bringing joy back to the...

An ASH Annual Meeting Post-Vivum

“So, what did you learn from ASH?” asked my advisor a couple of weeks after I returned from my first American Society of Hematology...

Cinder, a New Dating App From ASH!*

In preparation for Valentine’s Day, ASH Clinical News has been trolling for ways to promote that most elusive of emotions – love – while...
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Best options for an older patient with Ph+ B-cell ALL

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about best options for an older patient with Philadelphia chromosome (Ph)–positive B-cell acute...
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