In this edition of The OncoZine Brief, Peter Hofland, Ph.D and Sonia Portillo review some of the interesting studies presented at the 59th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology – which took place December 9 – 12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

They recap one of the most important healthcare conferences of the year, the annual meeting American Society of Hematology or ASH, one of these ‘must go to’ meetings for oncology and hematology specialists but also for oncology nurses, researchers, and patients alike.

In this episode they also interview Noopur Raje, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Director of the Multiple Myeloma Center at Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Raje is associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Multiple Myeloma Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. She spearheads a translational research program evaluating novel therapeutics in myeloma with a special interest in the biology of myeloma bone disease.

Dr. Raje is a member of the International Myeloma Working Group and NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee for Multiple Myeloma. Massachusetts General Hospital.