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

  • Specialty Physician Groups Publish Guideline to Improve Care for Acute Leukemia Patients Feb 22, 2017

    The College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Hematology have published an evidence-based guideline that addresses the initial work-up of acute leukemia. The guideline was published in an early online edition of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine on February 22. In addition to the full guideline, the recommendations will also be available in a printed pocket guide and digitally in the ASH Pocket Guides app.

  • Study: Children, Parents Over-Report Leukemia Treatment Adherence Feb 02, 2017

    New research suggests that young patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) — the most common type of pediatric cancer — and their and their parents are likely to report to their physician that they took more of their anti-cancer medication than they actually did.

  • Statement from ASH, AACR, AACI, ASTRO, ASPHO, and LUNGevity Foundation on the Administration’s Executive Order on Immigration Feb 01, 2017

    As the world's leading organizations representing laboratory researchers, physician-scientists, clinicians, the nation’s cancer centers, and patient advocates committed to improved care for patients with cancer and blood diseases, we express our deep concern about the Administration’s executive order that has denied U.S. entry to people who bring unique expertise to the practice of medicine and the conduct of cancer and biomedical research.

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