Are Transfusions a Barrier to High-Quality End-of-Life Care in Hematology?
Dr. LeBlanc and Dr. Litzow take a look at an issue within the field consisting of hematologists referring their patients to hospice late or not at all even when there are s
Venous Thrombosis on One Side and Bleeding on the Other: How to Walk the Fence in Cancer Patients With Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia
Dr. Linkins provides guidance on how to manage recurrent thrombosis and bleeding in a cancer patient with severe thrombocytopenia that develops VTE.
In his final President's Column, Dr. Abrams sheds light on the many great accomplishments ASH has achieved during 2016 as well as important initiatives on the horizon that ASH members have made possible this year.
Dr. Abrams talks about the importance of ASH's effort to promote diversity through its Minority Recruitment Initiative's programs.
Dr. Abrams talks about the ASH executive committee's experience in Havana, Cuba during this year's retreat.
Dr. Charles Abrams discusses the "National Cancer Moonshot" which covers advancements in cancer therapy that are currently underway and ASH's efforts in influencing this dialogue.
Dr. Abrams discusses the media efforts ASH engages in to spread awareness about hematologic breakthroughs and developments.
In his first President's Column, Dr. Abrams sheds light on the meaningful ways in which ASH is a leader in hematology and sets the stage for how ASH can continue to expand outreach and growth on a global scale in 2016.
Dr. Charles Abrams discusses his views on the safety and efficacy of novel oral anticoagulants.
On November 17, 2010, we lost one of our most distinguished and beloved colleagues, Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz. Alan dedicated his career to the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of leukemia. He was the C. Willard Robinson Professor in Medicine and Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and headed the Hematologic Malignancy Program at the Abramson Cancer Center.
As a hematologist, and the recently elected Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Hematology Board, I thought I would explain what is required to remain board certified in our subspecialty. Although maintaining ABIM certification is not mandatory, it is an important marker of standard training and professional and clinical competence.
Soon after William Harvey described the circulation of blood in the early 17th century, Christopher Wren unsuccessfully experimented with replacing wine for blood. During a cholera outbreak in the late 19th century, Gaillard Thomas also failed in his attempts to substitute milk for blood. It was not until 1933 that the first successful blood substitution experiments were performed.
July-August 2018Volume 15, Issue 4
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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