The Cure Sickle Cell Initiative: Catalyzing Progress via Innovative Interfaces Between NIH, Patients, Academics, ASH, and the Private Sector
Dr. Edward Benz provides some background on the discovery of sickle cell disease and development of the Cure Sickle Cell Initiative. Dr. Ify Osunkwo adds further perspectiv
A New Standard of Care for Children and Young Adults With T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Dr. Teachey reviews a study that shows outstanding outcomes for children and young adults with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia that have raised the bar and established
Dr. Garcia takes a look at the best of 2016 in the field of platelet disorders and within nonmalignant hematology through a randomized trial that compared standard care to standard care plus platelet transfusion in adult patients who were taking antiplatelet drugs and experienced ICH.
Dr. Garcia discusses a study that tests a new therapeutic approach with antifibrinolytic agents to chemotherapy-associated thrombocytopenia.
Dr. Garcia covers a study that suggests that emicizumab, a bispecific antibody, may allow many patients with Hemophilia A to achieve better hemostasis and might even be a better option than currently available treatments with inhibitors.
Dr. Garcia highlights clinical recommendations from the ACCP's evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) that are most relevant to hematologists.
Dr. Garcia discusses two approaches to the use of corticosteroids for the treatment of immune thrombocytopenia.
Dr. Garcia takes a look at a study that observes treatment of cancer patients after a breakthrough VTE to help clinicians and investigators define management of patients experiencing VTE recurrence despite anticoagulation.
Dr. Garcia discusses trials in the past year that invalidated two myths regarding nonmalignant hematology.
Dr. Garcia reviews a study that shows the importance of an accurate 4Ts assessment.
Dr. Garcia discusses a study that will examine whether edoxaban, an oral FXa inhibitor, is as effective as LMWH in patients with cancer-associated thrombosis.
Dr. Garcia discusses a study that highlights the benefits of well managed anticoagulation in patients with high risk pulmonary embolism.
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