Hematology

5 Ways to Increase Iron Intake

Posted on: June 21, 2016

By Dr. Esther Catalya, Hematologist + Oncologist Why is iron so important? Iron is one of the main components our body uses to keep active. It’s necessary to produce proper hemoglobin molecules, which deliver oxygen throughout our bodies. When your body is lacking iron, it is easy to become fatigued, even with very little activity…. read more

Early Detection and Prevention of Hematologic Cancer

Posted on: February 24, 2015

A study published November 26, 2014 with the New England Journal of Medicine shows an interesting promise toward detection of hematologic cancers prior to onset of clinically-apparent symptoms through DNA sequencing. Though there are more studies that would need to be conducted on a larger scale to provide clinical usefulness, our understanding on DNA mutations… read more

Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Blood cancers affect the production and function of your blood cells. There are three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. In most blood cancers, the normal blood cell development process is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal or cancerous blood cell.

Issues With Newer Oral Anticoagulants

Posted on: December 13, 2013

Dr. Robles addresses how the new oral anticoagulants may provide equal benefit and no extra risk for individuals requiring blood thinners.

Treating Acute Leukemia without Chemotherapy

Posted on: January 10, 2013

Dr. Chen discusses The American Society of Hematology meeting that was held in December in Atlanta. Here are some exciting new reports from the meeting.