Researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) of the University of Pennsylvania will be presenting data on the latest advances in hematology/oncology research and treatment at the American Society of Hematology’s 57th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.

Experts are also available to comment on a wide range of topics both on site during the meeting and by telephone or email. To arrange interviews, please contact Holly Auer at or 215-200-2313. Follow us on Twitter at @PennMedNews.

Watch this space for press releases as embargoes lift during the meeting.

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All research results are embargoed until the time they are presented during the conference.

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