American Journal of Hematology

The American Journal of Hematology provides broad coverage of experimental and clinical features of blood diseases in humans and in animal models of human disease. The journal publishes original contributions in non-malignant and malignant hematological diseases including clinical and basic studies in hemostasis and thrombosis, immunology, blood banking, and stem cell biology. Clinical translational reports describing novel therapeutic approaches to diagnosis and treatment of hematological diseases are welcomed and encouraged. The journal includes regular original laboratory and clinical research articles, brief research reports, critical reviews, images in hematology, letters and correspondence.

Publisher
Wiley
Impact factor
4.671 (2011)

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Oncology & Cancer

Blast count prognostic for CML presenting in advanced phase

(HealthDay)—Blast count seems to be the main prognostic count for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) presenting in an advanced phase, according to a study published online Aug. 27 in the American Journal of Hematology.

Medical research

MRI effectively measures hemochromatosis iron burden

(HealthDay)—Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an accurate and safe tool for the detection of low levels of iron overload in patients with hereditary hemochromatosis, according to a letter to the editor published online ...

Oncology & Cancer

New score predicts risk for VTE in those with multiple myeloma

(HealthDay)—A new risk prediction score outperforms current guidelines for predicting venous thromboembolism (VTE) in multiple myeloma (MM), according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the American Journal of Hematology.

Oncology & Cancer

Octogenarians with acute myeloid leukemia have poor survival

(HealthDay)—Octogenarians with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have a one-month mortality rate of 41 percent and overall survival (OS) of 1.5 months, according to a research letter published in the June issue of the American ...

Cardiology

Niacin-ER may be overlooked cause of thrombocytopenia

(HealthDay)—Extended-release (ER) niacin is associated with progressive and reversible thrombocytopenia, according to a letter to the editor published online March 25 in the American Journal of Hematology.

Oncology & Cancer

Burden of myeloproliferative neoplasms in Australia revealed

New research led by Cancer Council Queensland and Curtin University has investigated the patterns and trends of a rare group of blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) for the first time in Australia.

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