Spotlight

Spotlight

Debates, in-depth articles, and surprising profiles from ASH Clinical News

Calculating the Costs of Clinical Trials

Patients eager to contribute to research may not be fully aware of the hidden costs of trial participation Of the three potential risks of participating...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Roy Silverstein, MD

In this edition, Roy L. Silverstein, MD, talks about meeting his wife in the seventh grade, balancing research with practice, and being ahead of...

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: A Small Specialty Experiencing Big Changes

When Mona D. Shah, MD, MBA, finished her medical training in pediatric hematology/oncology in 2007, she estimated that most of her fellow trainees went...

Mainstreaming Alternative and Complementary Medicine

While some treatments for hematologic conditions such as sickle cell disease (SCD) and cancer, have been refined over time – increasing survival rates and...

From the Keys to the Seas: Arthur Topilow, MD

In this edition of pASHions, Arthur Topilow, MD, tells ASH Clinical News about his lifelong love of playing the piano – from performing at...

International Collaborations Help Improve Pediatric Leukemia Outcomes in the Caribbean

Children around the world can develop leukemia, but a patient’s chance of survival varies greatly based simply on where he or she is born....

Demystifying Bispecific Antibodies for Hematologic Malignancies

Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) initial approval of the anti-CD20 antibody rituximab in 1997 to treat relapsed or refractory low-grade B...

Staging the Aging

Routine assessment of frailty can help clinicians tailor treatments and supportive care to an individual patient’s needs Hematologic malignancies are often diseases of older adults...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Jane Little, MD

In this edition, Jane Little, MD, recounts growing up as one of six children, learning from her colleagues in the Pasta and Red Cell...

The Other Opioid Epidemic

Federal crackdowns on opioid prescribing have shifted the crisis from overdoses to undertreatment The United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic that...
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Current Issue

December 2019, Volume 5, Issue 15

This issue examines the hidden costs of participating in clinical trials, explores the pediatric hematology/oncology workforce, and more.