Highlights of the 2020 ASH Annual Meeting [On-Demand]

A comprehensive review of scientific updates in clinical and translational hematologic research as presented at the ASH® 2020 Annual Meeting. Learn how new findings in the practice of hematology can be successfully translated into cutting-edge patient care.

Presented by:
Jonathan A. Abbas, MD, Tennessee Oncology Director, Acute Leukemia Program Ascension St. Thomas Midtown Hospital

This webinar was hosted by the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO)—a Chapter Member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers. 


2021 ASH Update
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Jonathan A. Abbas, MD

Tennessee Oncology; Director, Acute Leukemia Program, Ascension St. Thomas Midtown Hospital

Dr. Jonathan Abbas is the director of the Acute Leukemia and Blood Cancer Program with Tennessee Oncology and St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia, and Residency and Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Prior to joining Tennessee Oncology in 2020 he practiced in hematologic malignancy and stem cell transplant in the Phoenix area for seven years.

Michael Carney, MD (Moderator)

Obstetrician/Gynecologist, University of Hawaii Cancer Center

Michael Carney, MD, is an obstetrician/gynecologist in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is affiliated with Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, The Queen’s Medical Center, and Maui Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Carney has extensive experience treating women for ovarian, cervical, and gynecological cancers. Prior to joining the Women’s Cancer Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine, he worked at the prestigious Huntsman Cancer Institute. Dr. Carney completed both his obstetrics and gynecology residency and fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Duke University Medical Center. He has developed clinical trials and is currently studying the molecular genetics of gynecological cancer to better understand and treat the disease.


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  • Integration of MRD Testing: A Pathway for Patients with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia provides information for integrating MRD testing into the cancer care continuum; evaluating identified barriers and potential solutions to integration; and implementing scientific principles to promote guideline-concordant testing.
  • [Webinar] MRD Clinical Updates in Chronic Lymphocytic LeukemiaA panel of hematologic malignancy experts provide important and practical information for the assessment of measurable residual disease (MRD) as part of routine clinical practice for their patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • [Webinar] Multiple Myeloma Dispensing Models Webinar Series:  The ACCC Multiple Myeloma Dispensing Models Webinar Series features six on-demand recordings that explore various dispensing models and effective practices in the care of patients with multiple myeloma.
  • Advances in Multiple Myeloma and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia ECHO Clinic: This program provides specialty multiple myeloma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia cancer treatment information and training to healthcare providers to help build their capacity to provide high-quality, best-practice care locally for patients and thereby increase access to care across the nation.
  • The Multidisciplinary Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Care project seeks to identify key barriers to and opportunities for improvement in the cancer care team’s support of patients diagnosed with ALL, including utilization of MRD testing, detection, and monitoring.
  • The Multidisciplinary Multiple Myeloma Care project provides support to multidisciplinary cancer care teams in diagnosing, testing, and treating patients with multiple myeloma.
  • The Multidisciplinary Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Care project seeks to understand the current landscape of treating CLL in the community, identify effective practices and potential gaps in provider and patient communication, and provide peer-to-peer learning and resources for increased awareness and best practices in multidisciplinary care for patients with CLL.
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