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Hematology, also spelled haematology, is the branch of biology (physiology), pathology, clinical laboratory, internal medicine, and pediatrics that is concerned with the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases. Hematology includes the study of etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of blood diseases.
Transfusion dependence reduces access to high-quality end-of-life care for leukemia patients

Transfusion dependence reduces access to high-quality end-of-life care for leukemia patients

Mayo Clinic study: Increasing physical activity decreases risk of death from lymphoma

Mayo Clinic study: Increasing physical activity decreases risk of death from lymphoma

Caris Life Sciences reveals identification of new mechanism of action to treat NHL

Caris Life Sciences reveals identification of new mechanism of action to treat NHL

FDA researchers find underrepresentation of adults aged 75 years and older in blood cancer clinical trials

FDA researchers find underrepresentation of adults aged 75 years and older in blood cancer clinical trials

Study: Combination targeted therapy has high response rates in AML patients

Study: Combination targeted therapy has high response rates in AML patients

New, more easily administered therapies offer benefits for bleeding and clotting disorders

New, more easily administered therapies offer benefits for bleeding and clotting disorders

Scientists develop software that predicts leukemia-specific immune targets

Scientists develop software that predicts leukemia-specific immune targets

Pairing immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy proves beneficial for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia

Pairing immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy proves beneficial for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia

Combination of chemotherapy and targeted drug improves response in younger CLL patients

Combination of chemotherapy and targeted drug improves response in younger CLL patients

Mayo Clinic researchers find emojis to be helpful in assessing patients' quality of life

Mayo Clinic researchers find emojis to be helpful in assessing patients' quality of life

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with 'bubble boy' disease

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with 'bubble boy' disease

New genetic model identified for predicting outcomes in patients with primary myelofibrosis

New genetic model identified for predicting outcomes in patients with primary myelofibrosis

CAR T cell therapy shows long-lasting remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

CAR T cell therapy shows long-lasting remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

Drug improves disease-free, overall survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplants

Drug improves disease-free, overall survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplants

Two immunotherapy approaches for multiple myeloma show hope

Two immunotherapy approaches for multiple myeloma show hope

Gene therapy shows promising effect against blood clots, study states

Gene therapy shows promising effect against blood clots, study states

Australian researchers develop new risk scoring system to predict childhood leukemia relapse

Australian researchers develop new risk scoring system to predict childhood leukemia relapse

New targeted treatment could benefit patients with certain pancreatic tumors

New targeted treatment could benefit patients with certain pancreatic tumors

Study: Cancer patients willing to swap drug efficacy for reduced risk of adverse events

Study: Cancer patients willing to swap drug efficacy for reduced risk of adverse events

UNC Lineberger professor receives The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant for immunotherapy research

UNC Lineberger professor receives The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant for immunotherapy research