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The Cure Sickle Cell Initiative

Dr. Ed Benz provides background on SCD and the Cure Sickle Cell Initiative. Dr. Ify Osunkwo adds further perspective on this initiative's significance.

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Something Akin to Pre-CHIP

Dr. Keel sheds light on how inherited genetic variants increase the likelihood of developing clonal hematopoiesis.

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Podcast: ASH Awards

Dr. Alexis Thompson has a conversation with Dr. Melody Smith about her experience navigating the ASH career development and leadership pathways.

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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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  • 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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