Definition of hematology
: a medical science that deals with the blood and blood-forming organs
hematologistplay \ˌhē-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun
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Fifteen rooms and beds were added to the fourth floor hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant wing (known as 4 Henson Hall or 4HH).
The disparities are troubling but not surprising, said Dr. K. M. Steve Lo, a hematology oncologist and breast cancer expert at Stamford Hospital's Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center.
The devices are installed in the hospital’s new Pediatric Care Pavilion, which hosts critical care units such as oncology, hematology and bone - marrow transplant units.
Her nurse there told her to come in immediately for urgent-care services at the hematology oncology clinic.
The hematology testing highlighted in the letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services echoed issues raised last fall by a former senior executive at Apple, Jean-Louis Gassée, who wrote a blog post about his experience.
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Did You Know?
Blood is basic to almost all the body's functions, and a blood test can reveal more about your physical condition than almost any other kind of examination, so hematology is an important medical specialty, with many separate subjects. Since blood cells are formed in the bone marrow, the bones are one important focus for hematologists. The coagulation, or thickening, of the blood is another important subject, since coagulation is what keeps us from bleeding to death from even small wounds. And there are dozens of serious blood diseases, including anemia (a lack of red blood cells) and leukemia (cancer involving a buildup of white blood cells).
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