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

  • Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, Begins Term as 2017 ASH President Jan 04, 2017

    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.

  • Editors of Blood Select Top 10 Manuscripts from 2016 Dec 21, 2016

    This year, there have been more than 1,000 manuscripts published in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology. To recognize these achievements, Blood Editor-in-Chief Bob Löwenberg, MD, PhD, and Deputy Editor Nancy Berliner, MD, have selected the top 10 most outstanding manuscripts of 2016.

  • Herpes Virus Linked to Most Common Type of Childhood Cancer Dec 13, 2016

    Newborns with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) — a common virus in the herpes family — may have an increased risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), according to new research published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). The study suggests the risk is even greater in Hispanic children.

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