The Times Are Changing – ASH Wrap

Michael Tuohy |

Our world has certainly changed in 2020. Not just our myeloma world, but the entire world has been affected by the SARS-CoV2 pandemic. There is good news for both challenges.  There were 688 myeloma abstracts at ASH 2020 (179 orals / 500 posters / 9 publications). While this was less than in years past, it is still much […]

The Real Thing

John DeFlice |

“Folks.  This COVID thing is real.  When a solution (vaccines) is around the corner it isa huge tragedy if we cannot come together for a common goal: Save lives.” —Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar (Mayo Clinic — Rochester, MN) Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH current president of the ASH, hosted a virtual discussion with Dr. Anthony Fauci, […]

Saturday’s Highlights: Fireside Chat with Dr. Fauci!

Robin Tuohy |

Saturday started out with a Fireside Chat with Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH, from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center who talked with U.S. Allergy & Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, MD.  They discussed the most current information about the coronavirus pandemic and the effects the SARS-CoV2 infection has on hematologic conditions. The program began with a […]

Day 1 ASH: It’s All About Immunotherapy

Jack Aiello |

Dec 5, 2020 Today I actually began watching ASH (American Society of Hematology) President Dr. Stephanie Lee interview Dr. Fauci. I appreciated that one of the questions she asked was “Should cancer patients with compromised immune systems get the vaccine?” He said that he understands that cancer patients may actually be getting immunosuppressants, and the […]