Blood

Blood is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Society of Hematology. Founded by William Dameshek in 1946, the journal changed from semimonthly (24 times annually) to weekly publication at the start of 2009. The journal publishes clinical and basic scientific research in all areas of hematology. It is the most cited peer-reviewed publication in the field. It provides an international forum for the publication of original articles describing basic laboratory, translational, and clinical investigations in hematology. The journal covers all aspects of hematology, including disorders of leukocytes, both benign and malignant, erythrocytes, platelets, hemostatic mechanisms, vascular biology, immunology, and hematologic oncology. Blood is indexed and abstracted by:

Publisher
American Society of Hematology
Country
United States
History
1946–present
Website
http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/
Impact factor
10.555 (2009)

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Medical research

Novel treatments to prevent infections in patients with leukemia

Using either universal myeloid progenitor cells or expanded umbilical cord blood transplantation could help prevent infections in patients with leukemia, according to a pair of studies co-authored by Olga Frankfurt, MD, associate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A promising two-punch therapy for Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare cancer involving dendritic cells, a type of white blood cell that usually helps defend against infections. The current standard of care for LCH, chemotherapy, cures fewer than ...

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