CARE Perspectives on ASH 2018

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Members of the CARE™ Hematology Faculty recently attended the American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference held in San Diego, California, from December 1st to 4th 2018. CARE™ Hematology Faculty member, Dr. Diego Villa, also chaired the 13th annual CARE™ at ASH Resident and Trainee Education Meeting in conjunction with the conference. This was a highly successful meeting with attendance from over 100 hematology professionals (residents and specialist faculty). For more information on this event and for additional CARE™ at ASH resources please visit www.CAREeducation.ca.

This issue of CARE™ Perspectives from ASH 2018 provides a summary of the most exciting and relevant stories presented at both the American Society of Hematology conference 2018 and the CARE™ at ASH 2018 meeting. Abstract content is augmented with additional perspectives from select CARE™ at ASH presenting Faculty, including Drs. Chris Venner (PCDs), Graeme Fraser (CLL), Anca Prica (Lymphoma), Julie Stakiw (Leukemia), Veronique Naessens and Wendy Lim (Benign) and Alina Gerrie (BMT / Cell Therapy).    

This report is written in the language which it was presented. The content and graphics included have been selected from the respective presentations given during the ASH 2018 meeting. Additional perspectives are provided by the CARE™ Hematology Faculty. To view the full abstract content from ASH 2018 please visit: https://ash.confex.com/ash/2018/webprogram/start.html.

CARE™ Hematology Faculty who have contributed to this report:

Dr. Anca Prica
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Dr. Julie Stakiw
Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

Dr. Chris Venner
University of Alberta

Dr. Graeme Fraser
Juravinski Cancer Centre

Dr. Alina Gerrie
British Columbia Cancer Agency

Dr. Wendy Lim
McMaster University

Dr. Veronique Naessens
McGill University