The Sickle Cell Clinical Trials Network: One Year In
The Hematologist Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Laura Michaelis, spoke with Drs. Charles Abrams and Sophie Lanzkron about a groundbreaking ASH initiative started approximate
Poorer Pain Control With Normal Saline Bolus in Children With Sickle Cell Acute Vaso-Occlusive Pain
Dr. Osunkwo reviews a study that challenges the belief that normal saline boluses are the best option to treat acute vaso-occlusive pain in sickle cell disease.
Dr. Gary Lyman examines the safety and efficacy of biosimilars approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Dr. Saad Usmani discusses "Empires of the Indus" by Alice Albinia, a nonfiction book about the author's travels along the river.
Drs. Kristen O'Dwyer and Wendy Stock discuss they CALGB 10403 Trial, which tests the efficacy and feasibility of a pediatric regimen for AYAs with newly diagnosed B- or T-lineage Philadelphia chromosome-negative ALL.
May/June 2019Volume 16, Issue 3
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Dr. Silverstein discusses the Society's efforts to help hematologists become effective teachers and preachers of continuous quality improvement.
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ASH continues to increase its efforts to expand and enhance the Society’s reach. NIH funding, efforts to ensure patient access to drugs, and sickle cell disease were top priorities on ASH’s advocacy agenda in 2018.
ASH continues to invest in and explore the important actions needed to make a significant difference in sickle cell disease (SCD) access to care, research, and global issues. Learn about the major advocacy-related initiatives undertaken by ASH in 2018.
In 2018, ASH worked to ensure patient access to care through a number of methods including ensuring drug access, pain management-related issues, and the Affordable Care Act.
In 2018, ASH commented on numerous rules and regulations proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which impact physician payment. ASH is actively involved in various advisory committees and also continues to engage with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
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