CARE Perspectives on ASH 2016

Highlights from ASH 2016

Members of the CARE Hematology Faculty recently attended the ASH 2016 conference held in San Diego, California from December 3rd-6th, 2016. CARE Faculty Chair, Dr. John Kuruvilla also hosted the 11th annual CARE at ASH Resident and Trainee Education Meeting in conjunction with the conference. This was a highly successful meeting with participation from over 120 hematology professionals (residents and faculty specialists). For more information in this event and for additional CARE at ASH resources please visit www.CAREeducation.ca. 

This issue of CARE Perspectives from ASH 2016 provides a summary of the most exciting and relevant stories presented at the conference. Abstract content is augmented with additional perspectives from Dr. John Kuruvilla as well as select CARE at ASH presenting Faculty, including Drs. Diego Villa (CLL), Laurie Sehn (NHL), Andre Schuh (Leukemia), and Kevin Song (MM).

The content that follows is written in the language in which it was presented and is adapted from the abstracts presented during the ASH 2016 meeting. Of note, some abstracts have been updated to reflect the data presented during the oral plenary sessions at ASH.