Feature Articles

Feature Articles

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

Leaving the Bedside

Career opportunities for doctors extend far beyond the patient care setting. When choosing to become a physician, most people expect to spend their entire working...

What Makes a Good Leader?

Health care leadership roles are often awarded to top clinicians and researchers, but experts say successful leaders need a different set of skills.  As cases...

Hematology and the Transgender Patient

An estimated 1.4 million U.S. adults (0.6% of all adults) self-report as transgender; yet, to date, little research has been conducted to understand cancer...

Who’s Watching the Watchdog?

With most drugs now approved through one of the FDA’s expedited-review pathways, is the agency approving drugs too quickly? In recent years, the FDA has...

Gene Therapy for Hemophilia: Progress and Setbacks

As the FDA delayed the approval of the world’s first gene therapy for hemophilia A, companies forged ahead with phase III trials to gather...

New Rules of the Road in TTP Management

In July 2020, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) issued its first-ever guidelines for the treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), helping...

Racism Persists in Medicine, Including Hematology

Medicine is not exempt from the explicit and implicit racism seen in other parts of American life. When Deirdra Terrell, PhD, MPH, started attending...
Blood donation

Rewriting the Rules of Blood Donation

What will the FDA’s newly loosened blood donation restrictions mean for donors, blood banks, and the safety of the national blood supply? In the initial...

Questions and Controversies in Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Iron-deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. It affects patients in both developed and developing countries and has been commonly recognized...

The Rise of Preprint Archives

As medical research continues to evolve, so do publication platforms. The traditional peer review publishing model has operated in much the same way since its...
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