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2018 Annual Meeting Podcast

Drs. Mehdi Hamadani, Mikkael Sekeres, and Martha Sola-Visner talk about exciting sessions and features available at the 60th ASH Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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Off the Shelf

Dr. Parameswaran Hari discusses Sapiens, a compelling story of our species he believes every human could benefit from reading.

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Mini Review

Dr. David Sallman sheds light on the profound negative connotation of TP53 mutation in myelodysplastic syndromes and the immediate need for effective biologically rational, targeted therapies.

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Current Issue Static Feature

Current Issue

November/December 2018
Volume 15, Issue 6

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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
ASH: A Year in Review
November 1, 2018

In her final President's Column, Dr. Thompson looks back at a year full of change and advancement, and provides a glimpse of what's to come in 2019 and beyond for ASH.

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  • Access to Care & Drug Pricing: 2018
    November 20, 2018

    2018 was full of federal policies and proposals related to access to care and drug pricing. The Administration made more changes to the Affordable Care Act and highlighted that drug pricing is a priority.  


  • 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.

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