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Shaji Kumar Named Editor-in-Chief of The Hematologist

Sep 19
2022

(WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2022) — Shaji Kumar, MD, an expert in multiple myeloma and monoclonal gammopathies, has been named the next Editor-in-Chief of The Hematologist: ASH News and Reports, the official member news magazine of the American Society o...

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No Harmful Effects of Donor Iron Deficiency on Blood Quality or Donor Wellbeing

Sep 07
2022

Findings of randomized study are good news for national blood supply, validate current donation practices (Washington, Sept. 7) – Most of the U.S. blood supply comes from about 5 million altruistic volunteers who donate blood regularly. Frequen...

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Menstrual Bleeding Worsens after Starting Blood Thinners

Aug 29
2022

Study highlights need to assess women for changes to monthly bleeding, quality of life (WASHINGTON, August 29, 2022) – Two out of three women who started taking a blood-thinning medication to treat blood clots experienced abnormally heavy perio...

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Diversity is Everyone’s Responsibility: Researchers Outline a Path to Representation in Cancer Clinical Trials

Aug 25
2022

DRIVE aims to promote racial representation in clinical research for cancer (WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2022) – A new study published today in Blood Advances outlines practical strategies for promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in can...

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Higher Doses of CAR-T Therapy Bring Survival Advantage for Young Patients with Hard-to-Treat B-ALL

Aug 08
2022

First dosing study using real-world data offers valuable insights to inform treatment decisions   (WASHINGTON, August 8, 2022) – Young people who received doses of tisagenlecleucel, a chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy, at th...

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ASH Announces New ASH-AMFDP Hematology Scholar

Jul 28
2022

(WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022) — The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is pleased to announce the recipient of the American Society of Hematology-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (ASH-AMFDP) Award, a partnership between ASH and t...

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Gaps in Representation of Women and Younger Scholars Among Medical Educators

Jul 27
2022

New study highlights disparity in gender of lecture speakers of Hematology/Oncology board review lecture series (WASHINGTON, July 27, 2022) – Women make up just 37.7% of all speakers at hematology and medical oncology board review lectures, a...

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Caregivers for People with Multiple Myeloma Face Mental Health Challenges

Jul 18
2022

New study reveals higher levels of anxiety among caregivers than the patients they support (WASHINGTON, July 18, 2022) – Caregivers for patients with multiple myeloma may suffer from higher rates of anxiety and depression than patients themselv...

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Young Black Patients with AML Face Significantly Worse Outcomes than White Patients of the Same Age

Jul 05
2022

Study highlights urgent need to understand racial and ethnic differences and suggests significant inequities in diagnosis, treatment, and care between Black and white patients (WASHINGTON, July 5, 2022) – New research published today in Blood A...

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ASH Announces 2022 Honorific Award Recipients

Jun 29
2022

(WASHINGTON, June 29, 2022) — The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will recognize exemplary hematologists who have made significant contributions to the field with Honorific Awards at the 2022 ASH Annual Meeting in December. This year&rsquo...

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