Newswise — Thousands of hematology-oncology professionals from around the world will gather in San Diego, California, from December 1 through 4 for the 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition.

The ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition is the world’s most comprehensive hematology event of the year. Featuring new insights and important discoveries, this scientific forum will include presentations and data that could affect the way cancer care is planned and delivered. MSK's Marcel van den Brink, Steven Horwitz, Jonathan Peled, Sergio Giralt, Anas Younes, Miguel Angel Perales, and many other MSK clinicians and researchers are available for comment. 

MSK experts in CAR-T therapy, immunotherapy, leukemia, lymphoma, blood and marrow stem cell transplantation, and more, are also available to comment on meeting news.  Follow the meeting live on Twitter using the hashtag #ASH18. For more information and to set up interviews or access photos and video, email Rebecca Williams at  mediast[email protected].

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