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European Hematologists Will Discuss Breakthroughs in Blood Disorders in Milan, Italy - June 12-15, 2014

THE HAGUE, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The Board of the European Hematology Association (EHA) has the pleasure to cordially invite you, as a member of the press, to the 19th Congress of EHA.

More than 9,500 participants from around the world are expected at the upcoming 19th Congress of the European Hematology Association at the MiCo - Milano Congressi in Milan, Italy from June 12-15, 2014.

About the EHA Annual Congress

Hematology is a specialty that covers everything to do with blood: its origin in the bone marrow, diseases of blood and their treatments. The latest data on research and development within the spectrum of hematology are presented. The Congress is aimed at health professionals working or interested in the field of hematology. The scientific topics range from stem cell physiology and development, to leukemia; lymphoma; diagnosis and treatment; red blood cells; white blood cells and platelet disorders; hemophilia and myeloma; thrombosis and bleeding disorders as well as transfusion and stem cell transplantation.

A number of sessions in the Congress program are dedicated to more general health care issues such as:

The Advocacy track will address the topic of young patients with old people's diseases as well as generic medicines in hematology discussed from different perspectives.

The EHA-ASH joint symposium will cover the topic pricing. And the EHA-ESH joint symposium handles, in an interactive session for hematologists and patients, the question for the second year around: "What do you mean, I can't have the treatment?"

State-of-the-art science will also be presented.

The program of the 19th Congress can be found here

The 19th Congress of EHA is organized by the European Hematology Association

EHA President: Christine Chomienne, France;
Chair Scientific Program Committee of the 19th Congress: Pieter Sonneveld, the Netherlands

Press Briefing: Friday, June 13, 2014 from 08:30 - 10:00 CET.
The press briefing is organized on Friday June 15, 08:30 - 10:00 a.m., at the MiCo - Milano Congressi.

Press Registration

Registration for members of the press is free. To receive your personal link for the online registration, please send an e-mail with your request and media credentials to [email protected]. The Congress Media Guidelines are available here

Website: http://www.ehaweb.org

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