American Society of Hematology


ASH, the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders, regularly issues press releases highlighting clinical and research advances announced at the ASH annual meeting and published in Blood, as well as releases and statements on breaking policy news affecting the field of hematology.

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Latest Press Releases

  • The American Society of Hematology Honors Stanley L. Schrier, MD, with the 2019 Exemplary Service Award Oct 18, 2019

    ASH will recognize Stanley Schrier, MD, a past ASH president and formerly Professor Emeritus of Medicine in Hematology at Stanford School of Medicine in Stanford, California, with the 2019 Exemplary Service Award for his exceptional years of service and dedication to ASH and to hematology.

  • Study finds racial disparities in treatment of multiple myeloma patients Oct 17, 2019

    Among patients with multiple myeloma, African Americans and Hispanics start treatment with a novel therapy significantly later than white patients, according to a new study published today in Blood Advances. The study found that on average it took about three months for white patients to start novel therapy after diagnosis, while for both African Americans and Hispanics it took about five months.

  • ASH President Urges Federal Funding of Sickle Cell Data Collection Program Oct 03, 2019

    Yesterday, ASH President Roy Silverstein, MD, of the Medical College of Wisconsin asked members of the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations to adopt the provision in the House-passed fiscal year (FY) 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill that dedicates $2 million for a federal program to collect data on the complications, treatments, and health outcomes of people with sickle cell disease (SCD).

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