Feature Articles

Feature Articles

ASH Clinical News takes a deeper look at hot topics in medicine

Palliative Care and Transplant

Early palliative care integration has increased in oncologic settings but remains less common − and often misunderstood − in hematologic malignancies, especially for patients...

Coagulation Dysregulation

Thrombosis is a major contributor to death in patients with severe coronavirus infection. As new data emerge, experts discuss approaches to prevention and treatment. In...

Medicine and Machines

As artificial intelligence applications broaden, experts advise physicians to approach them as tools – not threats. Tools have been invented to aid physicians and improve...

Putting Mutation Testing in Myeloid Malignancies to the Test

In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) convened a clinical advisory committee to begin updating and revising the existing classification of myeloid neoplasms (MPNs)...

Emerging Opportunities: Reevaluating Maintenance Therapy in AML

The concept of maintenance therapy in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is not new. But for decades, research was unable to show any clear survival...

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...

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,”...

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...

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...
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July 2020 Volume 6 Issue 8

This issue discusses palliative care and hematopoietic cell transplant, examines anticoagulation in patients with obesity, and more.