The Case for Abandoning Induction Chemotherapy
Dr. Pollyea discusses reconsidering the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia solely with intensive induction chemotherapy.
Another Therapeutic Agent in the Pipeline for Preventing Acute Vaso-Occlusive Events in Sickle Cell Disease
Dr. DeBaun looks at experiments using ARQ 092 as a possible therapeutic agent for preventing acute vaso-occlusive events in sickle cell disease.
Brief memoirs written by respected members of the Society recounting inspiring careers in hematology
Dr. David Grimwade has been presented with the ASH Exemplary Service Award. Read about his work with molecular characterization of acute promyelocytic leukemia and his involvement with ASH.
This profile covers an interview with Dr. Susan Harris regarding ASH and Health Volunteer Overseas (HVO)'s visit to Arequipa, Peru in June 2015 to talk with local hematologists with the goal of determining areas where ASH volunteers could make the greatest impact through on-site training and consultation.
Dr. Bennett talks about his journey as a hematologist, mentor, and clinical researcher, while a former protégé, Dr. Liesveld, sheds light on Dr. Bennett's career in academic medicine as well as other athletic and musical talents and interests.
Drs. Gale and Hoelzer reflect on the career and accomplishments of Professor Theodor Fliedner in experimental and clinical hematology involving hematopoietic stem cells, radiation, and its effects.
Dr. Bunn discusses Dr. Bernard Forget's life, and pioneer work and discoveries in hematology.
Drs. Coller, Douglas, and Weksler reflect on the life of Dr.
Dorothea Zucker-Franklin and her innovative work in electron microscopy of
Drs. Valent, Schumacher, Sörgel, Horny, and Groner talk about Paul Ehrlich's many achievements on the 100th anniversary of his death.
Dr. Weksler and James Marcus celebrate the life of Dr. Aaron J. Marcus in this In Memoriam; they discuss his career in the field of hematology, his work as a mentor, and his vast knowledge in several other subjects.
Drs. Allen and Solberg talk about the life, legacy, and dedication of Dr. Gerald J. Robbins, in this In Memoriam piece, calling him an "irreplaceable friend."
Dr. Adjei talks about the life and work of Dr. Meir Wetzler, especially his interest in improving the standard of care for patients with leukemia. This obituary presents Dr. Wetzler as an inspiration to many, especially within RPCI and the cancer community.
May-June 2017Volume 14, Issue 3
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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