Blood Beyond Borders

Blood Beyond Borders

A look at blood disorders through a global lens, from international trends in disease treatment to innovative initiatives in developing countries.

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....
MDA Blood Mobiles are dispatched around the country six days per week.

Israel and Palestine Find Common Ground in Blood Services

The borders between Israelis and Palestinians are among the most formidable in the world. The walls are high, the guards on both sides are...

International Partnerships Lead to Strides in Pediatric Leukemia in El Salvador

Although acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is relatively rare, it is the most common cancer diagnosed in children, representing approximately one-quarter of cancers diagnosed in...

Malaria and Thalassemia in the Mediterranean Basin

In 1949, British scientist John Burdon Sanderson Haldane made a novel connection between red cell disorders and malaria: The genetic mutations that lead to...
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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.