What is the ASH meeting?
The ASH annual meeting provides an opportunity for global networking and gives a sense of belonging to the world community of hematologists. It provides opportunity for us to be known, to share our work, and to form meaningful networks and collaborations.
What is Ash publication?
ASH Clinical News, a monthly news magazine specifically designed to appeal to clinical practitioners in hematology and oncology, provides timely updates in the field by reporting on key medical meetings, clinical trials, innovative technology, and influential papers in the literature.
What is a meeting abstract?
Meeting abstracts have a defined structure that is similar to abstracts for scientific articles, with an introduction, the objective, methods, results and conclusions. However, abstracts for meetings are not presented as part of a full article and, therefore, must contain the necessary and most relevant data.
What diseases does a hematologist treat?
A hematologist is a specialist in hematology, the science or study of blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases. The medical aspect of hematology is concerned with the treatment of blood disorders and malignancies, including types of hemophilia, leukemia, lymphoma and sickle-cell anemia.
What is hematology laboratory?
The Clinical Hematology Laboratory performs a wide variety of basic and advanced hematology testing on whole blood, serum, urine, cerebrospinal fluids and other body fluids. Routine hematology and coagulation testing is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Why would I be referred to Haematology?
The commonest reasons for referral to the general clinic are the finding of abnormalities on the blood count or symptoms experienced by the patient that the referring doctor thinks may be caused by a disease of blood, bone marrow or sometimes the lymph nodes.
Is hematology and CBC the same?
One of the most common hematology tests is the complete blood count, or CBC. This test is often conducted during a routine exam and can detect anemia, clotting problems, blood cancers, immune system disorders and infections.