American Society of Hematology

ASH, the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders, regularly issues press releases highlighting clinical and research advances announced at the ASH annual meeting and published in Blood, as well as releases and statements on breaking policy news affecting the field of hematology.

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Latest Press Releases

  • To Treat One Rare Blood Disorder, Scientists Exploit Another Oct 27, 2016

    For the nearly 400,000 individuals around the world with hemophilia A and hemophilia B relief may someday come from a treatment with similarities to another blood disorder, known as factor V Leiden.

  • New Leadership Elected to American Society of Hematology Oct 26, 2016

    The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, today announced the election of four new members to its Executive Committee for terms beginning after the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting December 3-6 in San Diego.

  • Longevity for those with Sickle Cell Disease Linked to Care Maintenance, Family Involvement Oct 03, 2016

    With a national median life expectancy of 42–47 years, people with sickle cell disease (SCD) face many challenges, including severe pain episodes, stroke, and organ damage. However, a new report published online today in Blood shows that some people with mildly symptomatic SCD may live as long as 86 years with proper management of the disease.

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