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Dec 06, 2016, 10:45 ET Highly Anticipated Late-Breaking Abstracts Session to Feature Groundbreaking Scientific Data During 58th ASH Annual Meeting

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood...


Dec 03, 2016, 15:00 ET Studies Advance a More Personalized Approach to Treatment

Studies being presented today during the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego aim to bring a more...


Dec 03, 2016, 13:00 ET Sickle Cell Disease Research Shows Progress in Preventing Related Complications and Death

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited chronic disorder characterized by rigid, sickle-shaped red blood cells that get stuck in veins and block...


Dec 03, 2016, 11:00 ET Bioengineering Innovations Show Promise for Improving Treatments and Drug Delivery

In five studies being presented today during the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, researchers...


Nov 29, 2016, 17:17 ET American Society of Hematology Launches Digital, Open-Access Journal

Blood has led the way in experimental and clinical hematologic research as the flagship journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH)....


Sep 06, 2016, 09:30 ET Report on Sickle Cell Disease Suggests That Current State of Treatment and Care is Inadequate and Improvements Are Needed

 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited, lifelong chronic disorder affecting nearly 100,000 Americans and a growing global health problem...


Jun 29, 2016, 10:17 ET American Society of Hematology Data Sharing Initiative to Be Featured at National Cancer Moonshot Summit Today

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders,...


Jun 13, 2016, 12:32 ET Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation Offers Safe and Effective--and Potentially Curative - Option for Patients with HIV-Associated Lymphoma

 New research published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), challenges the generally held...


Mar 24, 2016, 10:49 ET ASH to Expand Family of Blood Journals with Launch of New Cutting-Edge Publication

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will launch an open-access journal to complement Blood, its flagship publication and the most-cited...


Mar 16, 2016, 10:24 ET Analysis of Outcomes of Hemophilia Care Over 50-Year Span Reveals Progress, Ongoing Disparities

 Despite significant advances in hemophilia therapies and increased access to integrated treatment centers over the last half century, men with...


Dec 06, 2015, 11:00 ET Targeted Blood Cancer Therapies Offer Significant Improvements in Survival, Increased Options for Patients

New, highly targeted treatment approaches for leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma to be presented today at the 57th American Society of Hematology...


Dec 06, 2015, 09:00 ET New Sickle Cell Disease Research Shows Improved Patient Outcomes And Reduced Disease Burden

 Emerging therapies and promising new insights in the treatment of sickle cell disease represent a significant step toward improving outcomes...


Dec 05, 2015, 10:30 ET Approaches to Supportive Care for Blood Disorders Improve Outcomes, Expand Access to Treatment

 New research to be presented today at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition provides new answers to...


Dec 05, 2015, 09:00 ET New Genomic Insights May Lead to More Personalized Approaches to Treatment of Pediatric Blood Diseases

 Research to be presented today at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition reveals genetic variants that...


Dec 05, 2015, 07:30 ET Experimental Gene Therapy Studies Show Promising Outcomes for Patients with Rare Blood Disorders and Cancer

New research adds to a growing body of evidence that gene therapy, an experimental technique that involves correcting or replacing a person's...


Feb 05, 2015, 10:00 ET Analysis: High-Cost Blood Cancer Drugs Deliver High Value

Amid the growing debate about the high price of powerful new drugs in the United States, a recent analysis suggests that breakthrough therapies for...


Dec 07, 2014, 14:00 ET Studies Compare Blood Clot Treatments, Illuminate Recurrence Risk In High-Risk Groups

Studies presented at the 56th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition compare new and standard-of-care treatments for...


Dec 07, 2014, 12:30 ET Novel Combinations Of New And Existing Therapies Yield Promising Results for Leukemia Patients With Poor Prognoses

Recognizing that leukemia cannot be conquered with a "one-size-fits-all" approach, researchers are pursuing novel targeted therapies and...


Dec 07, 2014, 11:00 ET New Strategies Boost Healthy Red Blood Cell Production To Target Anemia Across A Range Of Blood Disorders

Emerging treatment approaches may reduce the burden of anemia associated with blood disorders by enhancing production of healthy red blood cells,...


Dec 06, 2014, 13:00 ET Novel Strategies Direct Immune System To Attack Recurrent, Hard-to-Treat Blood Cancers

Novel treatments that harness the body's own immune cells to attack cancer cells demonstrate safe and durable responses in patients with relapsed...


Dec 06, 2014, 11:00 ET Advances In Lymphoma And Multiple Myeloma Treatment Seek To Improve Outcomes For Patients With Hard-to-Treat Disease

New treatment combinations and targeted therapies for lymphoma and multiple myeloma are improving outcomes for vulnerable patient populations with...


Dec 02, 2014, 16:19 ET 56th ASH Annual Meeting to Highlight Cutting-Edge Research, Celebrate Major Milestones in Hematology

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will host more than 20,000 attendees from around the world for its 56th annual meeting, featuring...


Nov 18, 2014, 10:28 ET Patients with Adverse Heparin Reaction May Be Ready for Urgent Heart Surgery Sooner with Combination of Blood Screenings, Plasma Exchange

 New evidence suggests that therapeutic plasma exchange and appropriate blood testing could help patients who are in urgent need of heart...


Sep 10, 2014, 10:29 ET September Is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month: ASH Celebrates Progress, Calls For More Research

 The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders,...


Sep 09, 2014, 16:50 ET American Society of Hematology Endorses New NHLBI Report on Sickle Cell Disease

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders,...