Spotlight

Spotlight

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

The Who, What, and When of Immunizations

As the world scrambles to find a vaccine for the newest coronavirus, appropriate use of existing vaccines remains vital for immunosuppressed patients. Current vaccination...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Georgette Dent, MD

In this edition, Georgette Dent, MD, talks about pathology, public service, and the power of education. Where did you grow up? What was your childhood...

What’s a Life Worth and Who Gets to Decide?

In an ideal world, all patients would receive the best possible care regardless of cost. However, since wealth is unevenly distributed and there are...

Extinguishing Smoldering Myeloma?

For patients with smoldering myeloma – a precursor stage of multiple myeloma (MM) – the standard approach for years has been “watch and wait,”...

Say Cheese: Kandice Marchant, MD, PhD

In this edition of pASHions, Kandice Marchant, MD, PhD, tells us about turning her love of cheesemaking into a business venture and the surprising similarities...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Amy DeZern, MD, MHS

In this edition, Amy DeZern, MD, MHS, talks about the life experience that cemented her desire to go into medicine and the value of...

Is Chemoimmunotherapy for Upfront CLL on Life Support?

For years, standard of care first-line treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) included the FCR (fludarabine, cyclophosphamide, rituximab) chemoimmunotherapy regimen. However, the past decade...

Are CAR T-Cell Therapies Worth the Costs?

Since the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies gained FDA approval in 2017, the one-time treatments have led to unprecedented response rates in...

The High Price of Hemophilia

An estimated 20,000 people in the U.S. are living with the inherited bleeding disorder hemophilia, and more than 60% of them have moderate or...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD

In this edition, Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD, tells us about his double life as an international myeloma specialist and regional politician in France. When did you...
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Current Issue

April 2020, Volume 6, Issue 5

This issue examines current immunization guidelines in the context of patients with hematologic disorders experiencing secondary immunodeficiency, and more.