Update on Blood Disorders

Description

Anemia is the most common hematological condition seen by physicians, and can range from mildly symptomatic to life threatening. Several types of stem cell transplants are used to treat a variety of hematological malignancies. This presentation will review the common causes of anemia, the evaluation process for the causes of anemia, the link between anemia and hematologic cancers, therapies to manage anemia, and the indications, risks, and benefits of each type of stem cell transplant.

Presenters

Lawrence B. Gardner, MD
The Saul J. Farber Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine (Hematology)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Bruce G. Raphael, MD
Clinical Professor Department of Medicine (Hematology)

Date & Time

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Schwarz Hall E

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Start Date: 
Wed, 2012-02-29 18:00
Event Type: 
Lectures