High Hopes: Hematology Patients Turn to Cannabis for Relief Your source for worldwide news and perspectives on hematology/oncology december 2017 volume 03 | number 14 CONTENTS Editor’s Corner The Editorial Board Offers Improvements to CRO Practices Pulling Back the Curtain Kenneth Anderson on Hematology as a Labor of Love GUN VIOLENCE: How I Teach Advice from the ASH Mentor Award Winners Drawing First Blood Managing Blood Clots in Pregnant Women Feature Practicing Hematology in Limited-Resource Areas A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE Physicians are adding their voices to the gun control debate DEPARTMENTS 14 UP FRONT 34 CLINICAL NEWS 92 TRAINING AND EDUCATION 105 FEATURES 132 BACK OF THE BOOK pASHions: David Williams Shows Us the Honey! Data Stream: ASH Annual Meeting Edition Demystifying the Lab: Gene Editing With CRISPR