An Unusual Consult
Dr. Moll talks about his experience with an unusual consult as a coagulationist observing an adult, male lemur with a "lame leg" from Duke Lemur Center.
A Step Forward in the Treatment of Adolescent and Young Adult B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Dr. Boulware and Dr. O'Dwyer discuss a study that tested the efficacy and feasibility of a pediatric regimen for adolescent and young adult patients with newly diagnosed B-
A concise review of a topic that illustrates the relationship of basic research to clinical hematology
Dr. Siok-Keen Tey and Dr. Geoffrey Hill explore therapeutic options for treating chronic graft-versus-host disease.
Dr. David Sallman reviews studies that show the profound negative connotation of TP53 mutation in myelodysplastic syndromes and the immediate need for effective, biologically rational, targeted therapies.
Dr. Sheth discusses advances in therapies for β-thalassemia syndromes including optimization of gene therapy and the use of agents that leverage molecular targets.
Dr. Jenny Despotovic covers the expanded therapeutic repertoire currently emerging to treat immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) as understanding of ITP disease biology improves.
Dr. Jordan examines the emergence of targeted therapy for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a striking inflammatory disorder familiar to hematologists.
Dr. Paneez Khoury provides an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of lymphocytic variant hypereosinophilic syndromes.
Dr. Schiffman and Dr. Maese discuss pediatric cancer susceptibility disorders and their relevance to hematology as highlighted in a 2016 American Association for Cancer Research workshop.
Dr. Abdel-Wahab provides an overview of histiocytoses or histiocytic neoplasms, some of the most challenging hematologic disorders to diagnose and categorize.
Drs. Sojitra, Arber, and George cover the 2017 joint guidelines from ASH and the College of American Pathologists on testing for the initial workup of acute leukemia.
Dr. Hoggatt discusses stem cell transplantation and looks at new, targeted conditioning approaches that have recently emerged, where the potential patient pool could be remarkably expanded with the advent of new gene therapy and editing strategies.
March-April 2019Volume 16, Issue 2
A new Compendium providing updated clinical information to "Ask the Hematologist" articles published in The Hematologist from 2010 to 2015 is now available.
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