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The Case for Abandoning Induction Chemotherapy

Dr. Pollyea discusses reconsidering the treatment of AML solely with intensive induction chemotherapy.

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Standing Up for Patients

Dr. Anderson discusses ASH's plan to participate in the "March for Science" to advocate for innovation and education through adequate research funding.

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Podcast: ASH Honorific Awards

Drs. Linda Burns and Mohandas Narla provide an overview of the ASH Honorific Awards and discuss the importance of nominating your colleagues.

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Current Issue

May/June 2017              
Volume 14, Issue 3

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President's Column

Presidents Column - Kenneth AndersonKraft Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director Lebow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics and Jerome Lipper Myeloma Center Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Standing Up for Patients
May 1, 2017

Dr. Kenneth Anderson discusses ASH's participation in the March for Science as well as the Society's advocacy efforts for hematology research funding.

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  • ACA Update
    March 21, 2017

    The House of Representatives released legislation, titled the “American Health Care Act,” to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  As written, ASH has serious concerns that this legislation will reduce overall access to coverage and treatment and would greatly impact patients with hematologic diseases and disorders.

  • DEA Eliminates Grace Period for Registration Renewal
    December 21, 2016

    Through a notice on its website, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently announced significant changes to its registration renewal process. Effective January 1, 2017, the DEA is eliminating the informal grace period which the agency has previously allowed for registrants to renew their registrations. 

  • CMS Announces End to Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model
    December 20, 2016

    On December 15, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the cancellation of Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model.  CMS initially proposed the demonstration on March 8, 2016 to test new models in how physician-administered drugs are paid under the Medicare program.

  • NHLBI Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity Fosters Production of Blood Cells From Stem Cells
    November 23, 2016

    ASH is pleased to see the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) continuous support (RFA-HL-15-030) for the development of improved techniques to enhance the production of clinically relevant, functional stem cell-derived red blood cells or platelets.

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