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Ask the Hematologist

Dr. Kendra Sweet discusses tyrosine kinase inhibitor cessation as a treatment option for chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia.

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Another Sickle Cell Trait Myth Bites the Dust

Dr. DeBaun discusses a study that presents strong evidence that sickle cell trait is not associated with ischemic stroke.

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ASH-a-Palooza Podcast

Drs. Leidy Isenalumhe and Alex Boucher have a conversation about what to expect at the inaugural ASH-a-Palooza.

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Current Issue

July/August 2018
Volume 15, Issue 4

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President's Column

Presidents Column - Kenneth AndersonHead of Hematology Section and Director of Comprehensive Thalassemia Program, A. Watson and Sarah Armour Endowed Chair for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital; Associate Director of Equity and Minority Health, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Being the Change We Want to See in the World
July 17, 2018

Dr. Thompson covers ASH advocacy efforts that support the Society's global mission.

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  • CMS Releases National Coverage Determination on Next Generation Sequencing
    March 21, 2018

    CMS released a National Coverage Determination entitled Next Generation Sequencing for Medicare Beneficiaries with Advanced Cancer. ASH submitted comments on the proposal along with over 300 other groups, including physician specialty societies, patient advocacy groups, and industry groups.

  • ASH Applauds the Sickle Cell Disease Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018
    March 09, 2018

    Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Sickle Cell Disease Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018.

  • Update on Tax Reform
    December 20, 2017

    On December 20, the House of Representatives and the Senate voted to approve H.R. 1, tax reform legislation. Select members of each chamber came together to resolve disagreements between the two versions passed by the House and Senate.

  • 2017 Action of the Affordable Care Act
    December 05, 2017

    Congress spent much of 2017 focused on the repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Included is a summary of Congress and the Administration’s actions on repeal and replace of the ACA that occurred in 2017.

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