Hematology for the Practicing Oncologist

June 2 from 7:30 AM-11:00 AM

Course Description

Cosponsored by the American Society of Hematology (ASH), this course will focus on hematologic issues which medical oncologists commonly encounter in a consultative practice. Topics covered will include the etiology and treatment of disorders of red cells, platelets, myeloproliferative syndromes, bleeding and clotting disorders, and other problems in hematology.

Course Committee

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Gary I. Cohen, MD, FASCO​ (Co-Chair)​
Cancer Center at GBMC

Rebecca Kruse-Jarres, MD (Co-Chair)
BloodWorks NW, University of Washington

Maria R. Baer, MD
University of Maryland

Marc Kahn, MD, MBA
Tulane University School of Medicine

Michael Linenberger, MD, FACP
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Keith McCrae, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Martha P. Mims, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Stephan Moll, MD
University of North Carolina

Course Agenda

7:30 AM – 7:45 AM

Introduction and Images in Hematology 

7:45 AM – 8:15 AM

Appropriate Transfusion of Red Blood Cells and Platelets—Lessons for the Oncologist

Donald Siegel, MD, PhD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania



8:15 AM – 8:45 AM

Diagnosis and Management of Non-Chemotherapy Related Leukopenia

Erin Reid, MD
University of California, San Diego



8:45 AM – 9:15 AM


9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

Appropriate Use of Direct Oral Anticoagulants

Ken A. Bauer, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Diagnosis and Management of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)  and Thrombotic Microangiopathy

Gow Arepally, MD
Duke University Medical Center



10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Management of Patients with Von Willebrand Disease

Alice Ma, MD
University of North Carolina



10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Images in Hematology