Viewpoints

Viewpoints

Commentary and highlights from contributors and readers

Editor’s Corner: At World’s End

Just before the first deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 virus were reported in the U.S. and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts declared a state of emergency,...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: How would you treat a frail patient with relapsed hairy cell leukemia variant?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about treatment of early-relapsing hairy cell leukemia variant. Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend or...

Leukemia’s Collision With Souls and Soulcraft

In this edition, Jason Gotlib, MD, MS, reviews When Blood Breaks Down: Life Lessons from Leukemia by Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, which explores how...

COVID-19: The Global Disrupter of Medical Education

On January 7, health officials confirmed that cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, China, which Chinese authorities had notified the World Health Organization about in...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: What is the best consolidation therapy for this patient with primary central...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Disclaimer: ASH does not recommend...

How Science Informs Advocacy

Last year, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) selected Zachary Kiser, PhD, as its 2019-2020 ASH Congressional Fellow. The program aims to connect hematologists...

Visions of the Future

In our January issue, new ASH Clinical News Editor-in-Chief David Steensma, MD, reflected on the reputation of the year 2020, a date frequently used...

Editor’s Corner: The China Conundrum

As I begin writing this editorial, nanoscience expert Charles Lieber, PhD, Chair of Harvard University’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, is sitting in...

Editor’s Corner: Don’t Forget to KISS Your Audience!

For hematologists around the world, a definite highlight of each year is the December American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, which now draws...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: Does this patient with diabetes and thrombocytosis need a bone marrow biopsy?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about treatment of thrombocytosis in a patient with diabetes and ischemic cardiomyopathy. Disclaimer: ASH...
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Current Issue

April 2020, Volume 6, Issue 5

This issue examines current immunization guidelines for patients with hematologic disorders, considers medical education amid the coronavirus pandemic, and more.