Is Hematology Having an Identity Crisis?
Drs. Naik and Lee discuss the recent hematology workforce study and its significance for the field.
Diagnostic Algorithm Reduces the Need for Radiation Exposure to Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Women
Dr. Linkins looks at using algorithms based on clinical prediction rules and blood testing for D-dimer level to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE), thus reducing the need for
Dr. DeBaun sheds light on advancements in the field of sickle cell disease, including drug approvals and ongoing trials.
Dr. Moss reviews studies that show the usefulness of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy in the management of relapsed large B-cell lymphoma.
Dr. Roberts discusses advances relating to clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential or CHIP from 2018, and what they mean for healthy individuals with no history of blood disorders.
Dr. Jacobson looks at the success of venetoclax as an effective treatment option for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and mantle cell lymphoma.
Dr. Teachey reviews studies from 2018 that show advances in the treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Dr. Laura Michaelis ushers in 2019 introducing the 2018 "Year's Best" articles in which our Contributing Editors will discuss the past year's top advancements in the field of hematology.
Dr. Sklavenitis-Pistofidis, Dr. Dong, and Dr. Ghobrial discuss developments in the use next-generation sequencing for minimal residual disease detection in multiple myeloma.
Dr. Keel discusses studies that show promise in the use of lentiglobin gene therapy in patients with transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia.
Dr. Vignesh Shanmugam and Dr. Kim discuss studies that compare molecular and morphologic classifications of myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Dr. Taylor and Dr. Abdel-Wahab look back at studies from 2018 that show great progress in therapies for myelodysplastic syndromes.
September-October 2019Volume 16, Issue 5
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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