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Hematologists are zeroing in on the escalating humanitarian crisis in southern Europe by assessing the burden of blood disorders among refugees and identifying strategies to facilitate more timely identification and treatment of refugees with sickle cell disease.
Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to improve the reimbursement currently given to hospitals that provide chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy to blood cancer patients as part of the FY 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule.
ASCO, ASH, and NCCN are pleased to acknowledge receipt of a key clarification from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on prescribing opioids to manage pain from certain conditions.
Although the pool of registered bone marrow donors has increased in recent years, a new study suggests that most people of southern-European and non-European descent are unlikely to have a suitable match if they need a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Donald Trump released a fiscal year 2020 budget request that proposes a 12 percent
cut to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This includes a $4.716
billion (12.1%) cut to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s
largest funder of biomedical research, and a $750 million cut in funding to the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ASH is pleased to announce that Carlos Murga-Zamalloa, MD, of the University of Michigan Health System has been selected to participate in the American Society of Hematology-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program.
Roy L. Silverstein, MD, a highly regarded expert in platelet and vascular cell biology as well as clinical non-malignant hematology and thrombosis, will serve as president of ASH for a year-long term through December 2019.
Today, the American Society of Hematology submitted feedback on draft recommendations for reforming Maintenance of Certification (MOC) to a commission appointed by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and other entities.
Older adults with cancer are more likely to have had a heart attack or stroke in the months prior to their cancer diagnosis compared with similar adults who do not have cancer during the same period, according to a report published online today in Blood.
The editors of Blood, the most-cited journal in hematology, have selected the top manuscripts of 2018.
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