American Society of Hematology


ASH, the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders, regularly issues press releases highlighting clinical and research advances announced at the ASH annual meeting and published in Blood, as well as releases and statements on breaking policy news affecting the field of hematology.

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Latest Press Releases

  • Light-to-Moderate Exercise May Bring Benefits for Sickle Cell Disease Nov 19, 2019

    While exercise offers benefits for a wide range of health conditions, it has historically been considered too dangerous for people living with sickle cell disease (SCD). However, a new study published today in the journal Blood adds to mounting evidence that low-to moderate-intensity exercise may be not only safe, but beneficial for these patients.

  • Study: Multidisciplinary approach to transplantation evaluation shows promise for older adults Nov 14, 2019

    Older adults with blood cancers can benefit from a team-based, holistic evaluation before undergoing transplantation, according to a new study published today in Blood Advances. The study, which reported on a multidisciplinary clinic (MDC) at the University of Chicago Medical Center, found that patients treated with this approach experienced better transplantation outcomes and survival rates.

  • ASH Announces Top Trainee Abstracts of 2019 Annual Meeting Nov 07, 2019

    ASH is pleased to recognize the following trainees, who’s meritorious scientific abstract has received one of the awards in the ASH Abstract Achievement Award program portfolio, at the 61st ASH Annual Meeting, December 7-10 in Orlando.

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