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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.
Cord blood transplantation now a viable option for adult leukemia patients

Cord blood transplantation now a viable option for adult leukemia patients

Researchers to test new leukemia drug

Researchers to test new leukemia drug

Velcade (bortezomib) phase III clinical trial initiated in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma

Velcade (bortezomib) phase III clinical trial initiated in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma

Potential cure for lymphoma in HIV patients

Potential cure for lymphoma in HIV patients

First assessment tool to evaluate Quebec Platelet Disorder (QPD)

First assessment tool to evaluate Quebec Platelet Disorder (QPD)

Dramatic changes in the way the FDA address patient safety are needed

Dramatic changes in the way the FDA address patient safety are needed

Link found between bisphosphonates and a serious bone disease called osteonecrosis of the jaw

Link found between bisphosphonates and a serious bone disease called osteonecrosis of the jaw

Zarnestra, a farnesyl transferase inhibitor, can help treat high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome patients

Zarnestra, a farnesyl transferase inhibitor, can help treat high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome patients

Revlimid clinical data in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma presented

Revlimid clinical data in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma presented

Combination of thalidomide and dexamethasone may be a promising treatment for multiple myeloma

Combination of thalidomide and dexamethasone may be a promising treatment for multiple myeloma

New clues in understanding why group A streptococci (GAS) has a range of bacterial afflictions in humans

New clues in understanding why group A streptococci (GAS) has a range of bacterial afflictions in humans

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

Novel mutagenesis screen used to identify genetic suppressors of thrombosis

Novel mutagenesis screen used to identify genetic suppressors of thrombosis

Thalidomide shows promise in fighting myeloma

Thalidomide shows promise in fighting myeloma

New advances in sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

Children with sickle cell disease who are at risk for a stroke need ongoing blood transfusions to reduce their risk

Children with sickle cell disease who are at risk for a stroke need ongoing blood transfusions to reduce their risk

Zevalin highly effective in first-line treatment of low-grade follicular lymphoma

Zevalin highly effective in first-line treatment of low-grade follicular lymphoma

Study shows long-term benefits for chronic myeloid leukemia patients receiving therapy with imatinib

Study shows long-term benefits for chronic myeloid leukemia patients receiving therapy with imatinib

New drug can successfully treat patients who have become resistant to Gleevec

New drug can successfully treat patients who have become resistant to Gleevec

Genetic mutations and cellular modifications may provide clues to the associations between slight genetic abnormalities and often fatal diseases

Genetic mutations and cellular modifications may provide clues to the associations between slight genetic abnormalities and often fatal diseases