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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.
Capsaicin drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves

Capsaicin drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves

Decitabine improves myelodysplastic syndrome treatment

Decitabine improves myelodysplastic syndrome treatment

Test for LDH enzyme may help determine risk factors in sickle cell disease

Test for LDH enzyme may help determine risk factors in sickle cell disease

FDA grants priority review for Revlimid

FDA grants priority review for Revlimid

Combination therapy improves Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome-Related Lymphoma outcome

Combination therapy improves Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome-Related Lymphoma outcome

FOLFOX now treatment standard for colorectal cancer in the United States

FOLFOX now treatment standard for colorectal cancer in the United States

Rituximab maintenance therapy dramatically improves survival for patients with lymphoma

Rituximab maintenance therapy dramatically improves survival for patients with lymphoma

Monotherapy phase I clinical trials of novel cytotoxics, targeted therapeutics, antimetastatic agents/angiogenesis inhibitors, and immunotherapeutics/vaccines

Monotherapy phase I clinical trials of novel cytotoxics, targeted therapeutics, antimetastatic agents/angiogenesis inhibitors, and immunotherapeutics/vaccines

Administering stem cells to patients with myocardial infarction leads to a reduction of the size of the infarct

Administering stem cells to patients with myocardial infarction leads to a reduction of the size of the infarct

Oncologist should be the primary decision maker in some pediatric cancer situations

Oncologist should be the primary decision maker in some pediatric cancer situations

Children could be saved from neuroblastoma using antibody therapy

Children could be saved from neuroblastoma using antibody therapy

New strategies required to get blacks and Asians to participate in cancer trials

New strategies required to get blacks and Asians to participate in cancer trials

AMN107 drug shows promise in leukemia resistance to Gleevec

AMN107 drug shows promise in leukemia resistance to Gleevec

New treatment for chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

New treatment for chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Newly identified protein may help improve treatment for lung cancer

Newly identified protein may help improve treatment for lung cancer

Unique approach to enhance the immune system in patients with breast or colorectal cancer

Unique approach to enhance the immune system in patients with breast or colorectal cancer

Discovery increases the yield of stem cells from umbilical cord blood

Discovery increases the yield of stem cells from umbilical cord blood

New findings on brain tumors called ependymomas

New findings on brain tumors called ependymomas

Natural cancer killing cells from the human embryonic stem cells

Natural cancer killing cells from the human embryonic stem cells

RPL26 and nucleolin play critical roles in controlling the production of p53

RPL26 and nucleolin play critical roles in controlling the production of p53