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The 60th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition will be held in San Diego Dec. 1-4. Attendees will have access to thousands of scientific abstracts highlighting cutting-edge research in hematology. This conference is an opportunity to enhance your practice through educational programs while networking with leaders in the field. Check out highlights from the upcoming conferences to help you make the most of your time at ASH.

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When: Friday, Nov. 30, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Where: Petco Park (across from the Convention Center)


What: Trainee Day has been reimagined at this year's conference. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a new educational experience that will offer "a relaxed, open learning environment for trainees in a festival-like setting with multiple opportunities for micro learning." The event is free and does not require registration, but attendance will be limited on a first-come, first-served basis.


The event will include a number of interactive learning opportunities, including the following:


* "ASH Talks" will be presented from the visitors' dugout.


* Rapid-fire learning sessions ("Blood Drops") will allow the audience to move easily between each presentation.


* Trainees will be able to enjoy ballpark-style food during breaks, and can visit information booths to learn about the latest opportunities in hematology.



Program Details

Attendees will have a plethora of educational programs at their disposal.


* Scientific Spotlight Sessions


* Sunday, Dec. 2: Biochemical and Genetic Insights Into MLL/11q23 Translocation Leukemia


* Monday, Dec. 3: Leukemia Predisposition Syndromes


* Monday, Dec. 3: Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Roundtable: How Will We Cure Myelofibrosis?


* Education Spotlight Sessions


* Sunday, Dec. 2: Population Risks of Developing Myeloid Malignancies


* Monday, Dec. 3: The Story Is the Story: Using Narrative Medicine to Cure Disease


* Continuing Conversations With the Speakers


* Saturday, Dec. 1: Role and Mechanisms of Clonal Evolution in Lymphoid Malignancies


* Sunday, Dec. 2: Metabolism and Hematologic Malignancies


* Meet the Scientist


* Saturday, Dec. 1: Insights into Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia


* Saturday, Dec. 1: iPS Cell Methods of Hematologic Malignancies


* Sunday, Dec. 2: Challenges in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


* How I Treat: Bringing Science to Clinical Dilemmas


* Saturday, Dec. 1: New Standards or Old Standards for Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma


* Sunday, Dec. 2: In What Order Should I Give Therapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia?


* Sunday, Dec. 2: Treating Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Older Adults, and What Exactly Do We Mean by "Older"?


* Global Capacity-Building Showcase: Check out this digital poster session highlighting research and capacity-building initiatives in lower- and middle-income countries.



Visit the Exhibit Hall

Looking for the latest technology and research in hematology/oncology? Take time to explore the Exhibit Hall to learn more about the latest opportunities and innovations from more than 250 exhibitors.


Also, don't forget to take a break from networking to visit Headshot Alley for a free headshot from a professional photographer.


Meet the HemOnc Times Editorial Board

HemOnc Times, a supplement to Oncology Times, not only highlights the latest breakthroughs, but is also your go-to source for insights and tools geared to enhancing your hematology/oncology practice and research.

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Don't miss your chance to meet our Editorial Board, comprised of leading experts in hematology/oncology. Visit Booth #2204 on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon!


And stay current on the latest articles, videos, podcasts, and more from HemOnc Times here:


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