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  • Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, Begins Term as 2017 ASH President

    Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, a world renowned expert in multiple myeloma, will serve as president of the American Society of Hematology for a year-long term through December 2017.

  • Studies Challenge Assumptions About Sickle Cell Trait and Cardiovascular Health

    Two new studies published in Blood address the need for improved understanding of sickle cell trait (SCT). These studies present valuable data on the cardiovascular health and fitness of individuals with SCT, suggesting that they face no greater risk of heart failure nor have diminished fitness compared to people without the trait.

  • Additions to Standard Multiple Myeloma Therapy Do Not Appear to Yield Additional Benefit

    Trial results being presented today during the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego suggest two therapies that are often added to standard therapy in patients with multiple myeloma do not improve rates of progression-free survival compared with the current standard course of treatment alone. The study is the largest randomized controlled trial of post-transplant therapy for multiple myeloma ever conducted in the United States.

  • Cancer Drug Ibrutinib Found Helpful in Treating Graft Versus Host Disease After Stem Cell Transplant

    A late-breaking abstract being presented today during the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego shows patients who experience graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after stem cell transplantation that is not resolved by corticosteroid treatment may benefit from the use of ibrutinib, an anti-cancer drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treating certain blood cancers.

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