Study: Bacterium That Causes Q Fever Linked to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Oct 13, 2015
The bacterium that causes Q fever, an infectious disease that humans contract from animals, is associated with an increased risk of lymphoma, according to a study published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology.
Statement from American Society of Hematology President David A. Williams, MD, on Passage of Continuing Resolution
Oct 02, 2015
As the world’s largest professional society
concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, the American
Society of Hematology represents more than 14,000 members, many of whom depend
on funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct cutting-edge
research that results in better treatments and cures for millions of patients
with blood diseases and cancer worldwide.
Study: Brentuximab Vedotin Effective, Safe in Elderly Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Who Cannot Tolerate Standard Chemotherapy
Sep 21, 2015
A study published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology, reports that brentuximab vedotin is an effective and safe first course of treatment for older Hodgkin lymphoma patients unfit for chemotherapy.