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New Annual Meeting Podcast

Dr. Saad Usmani has a conversation with Drs. Laurie Sehn and Andrew Weyrich about what to expect at the 59th ASH Annual Meeting.

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ASH's Research Agenda Gets a Tune-Up

Dr. Ken Anderson provides an overview of ASH's research agenda including topics such as precision medicine and improving the state of care for VTE.

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A Man With Fevers, Headaches and Hemolytic Anemia

Take the image challenge to diagnose a 65-year-old man with one week of recurrent fevers, chills and severe headaches.

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Current Issue Static Feature

Current Issue

November/December 2017              
Volume 14, Issue 6

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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
ASH's Research Agenda Gets a Tune-Up
November 1, 2017

Dr. Kenneth Anderson provides an overview of ASH's research agenda including topics such as precision medicine, the state of care for VTE, epigenetic mechanisms, and stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.

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  • 2017 ASH Advocacy Activities
    November 29, 2017

    ASH continues to increase its efforts to expand and enhance the Society’s reach. NIH funding, efforts to ensure patient access to drugs, and sickle cell disease were top priorities on ASH’s advocacy agenda in 2017.

  • 2017 ASH Advocacy Efforts Related to Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait
    November 29, 2017

    ASH continues to invest in and explore the important actions needed to make a significant difference in sickle cell disease (SCD) access to care, research, and global issues. Learn about the major advocacy-related initiatives undertaken by ASH in 2017.

  • 2017 ASH Advocacy Efforts to Ensure Patient Access to Care
    November 29, 2017

    ASH was very vocal on Congress’s repeated attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ASH opposed the legislation introduced in the House and the Senate and sent numerous letters to Congress outlining priorities and expressing concerns.

  • 2017 Physician Payment Advocacy Highlights
    November 29, 2017

    In 2017, ASH commented on numerous rules and regulations proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which impact physician payment. ASH is actively involved in various advisory committees and also continues to engage with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

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