Spotlight

Spotlight

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

Classical Hematology: A Specialty in Decline?

As workforce shortages persist, this ancient art is undergoing a modern renaissance. Two factors influenced Alfred Ian Lee, MD, PhD, to specialize in classical hematology....

Pulling Back the Curtain: Angela C. Weyand, MD

In this edition, Angela C. Weyand, MD, talks about harnessing the power of social media to network with colleagues, educate the public about hematology,...

What Happens in the Blood Bank?

Partnership between transfusion services and hematology is vital to the specialty Transfusion medicine is an essential part of hematology practice, with blood transfusion playing an...

The Drug Shortages Dilemma

In hematology/oncology, drug shortages typically affect older, less expensive drugs, but when no alternatives are available, clinicians may struggle to provide the best care. It’s...

Blood and Bugs: An Interview With Nancy Berliner, MD, and May Berenbaum, PhD

In 1971, Nancy Berliner, MD, and May Berenbaum, PhD, met as roommates during their freshman year at Yale University. Fifty years later, they are...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Glaivy Batsuli, MD

In this edition, Glaivy Batsuli, MD, talks about coming to research “late” and the mentor who taught her to think like a scientist.   Where did...

The Preservation Conversation

Discussions about possible infertility in young patients with cancer should happen early, and often. Chemotherapy, radiation, and hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) are essential treatment options...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Uma Borate, MD

In this edition, Uma Borate, MD, speaks about growing up in a household with extended family, including her “living legend” grandmother, and trying to...

The Eye of a Survivor

While cure remains a goal, unique issues arise when treating professional and amateur athletes for hematologic conditions. Athletic competition on an elite level depends on...

Transforming Ideas into Research Reality

Participants come to the ASH Clinical Research Training Institute with ideas and enthusiasm, and leave with new skills to conduct patient-oriented research. Just 20 years...
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October 2021, Volume 7, Issue 12

This issue tells the long story of drug shortages, demystifies transfusion services, and more.

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