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  • Alerts, News & Press Releases from NHLBI
    5 star rating Alerts, reports of research, educational news, updates, and press releases, 1995-present. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH.
  • Medpage Today Medical News - Hematology Oncology
    5 star rating Professional-level analysis of breaking medical stories widely reported in the consumer media. Physicians and other healthcare professionals obtain free CME credits by completing associated educational programs.
  • Doctor's Guide Haematology and Oncology News
    4 star rating Medical and pharmaceutical industry news, product announcements and research developments from conferences, journals, and newswires.
  • Hem/Onc Today
    4 star rating REG Clinical news in hematology and oncology. Includes news, courses & meetings, professional marketplace, conference updates, industry links. Full text articles related to clinical practice and practice management in Adobe Acrobat, 2000-present. Searchable. Free registration. Slack Incorporated .
  • Hematology News from Online Medical News
    3 star rating A directory of weblinks to sites that offer specialty-related news for medical professionals and patients.
  • Science Daily News - Hematology
    3 star rating News releases regarding medical research developments from universities, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and other scientific institutions. These announcements present new discoveries in therapeutics and disease management. ScienceDaily Magazine.
  • Transfusion Medicine Daily Science News Updates from BrightSurf
    3 star rating A directory of news stories and press releases about scientific events and discoveries. Includes annotated links for additional background material. Updated daily.
  • Hematology Daily Science News Updates from BrightSurf
    2 star rating A directory of news stories and press releases about scientific events and discoveries. Includes annotated links for additional background material. Updated daily.
  • Medical News Today - Blood / Hematology
    2 star rating The latest medical and health news headlines directed to an international audience of health professionals. Includes articles and reports of pharmaceutical and biotechnology developments.

Full Text / MultiMedia

  • Medscape Hematology-Oncology
    5 star rating REG An online, peer-reviewed forum including clinical articles, conference reports, and case reports that cover issues affecting the care of patients presenting with cancer and its complications. Free registration. Medscape, Inc.
  • "Anemia" Powerpoint Lectures
    5 star rating Powerpoint lectures from medical schools, medical societies, etc. collected by the Google search service.
  • "Anemia" Powerpoint Lectures
    5 star rating Powerpoint lectures from medical schools, medical societies, etc. collected by the Google search service.
  • "Hematology" Powerpoint Lectures
    5 star rating Powerpoint lectures that discuss the use of journal impact factors in quantitatively assessing the importance of medical journals based upon the frequency that their articles are cited. collected by the Google search service.
  • Best Practice of Medicine - Hematology
    5 star rating REG A continuously updated clinical reference with reviews of various blood diseases designed to quickly answer the questions of busy clinicians. Fee registration. Praxis Press.
  • Blood
    5 star rating Free full text journal articles made available by the publisher. Change the year in the search window for alternate years.
  • BloodLine
    5 star rating REG An online resource for hematology education. Includes lectures, case studies, news, full-text articles, an image atlas, and a calendar of events. Free registration. Carden Jennings Publishing Comp.
  • Haematologica
    5 star rating An academic journal which publishes editorials, original research papers reviews/trends, and images in clinical and basic sciences. Free access to TOCs, abstracts, and full text, 1996-present. Official organ of the Italian Society of Hematology, Italian Society of Experimental Hematology, and the Spanish Society of Hematology.
  • Flash Card Exchange - Hematology
    3 star rating Reviews of clinical topics with "clickable" questions and answers. The "flashcards" are posted by worldwide medical students as study tools.
  • Medslides Hematology Powerpoint Slideshows
    3 star rating A collection of slideshows authored by medical faculty and clinicians.
  • Abstracts in Hematology & Oncology from Medscape
    1 star rating REG The editors of this work focus on important journal articles appearing in the medical literature. They offer original commentary along with the article abstracts. 1998 - present. Free registration. Medscape Portals, Inc.



  • Family Practice Notebook - Hematology and Oncology
    5 star rating A section from an ongoing compendium of the diagnosis and management of common medical problems seen in Family Practice. Written by Scott Moses, MD. Family Practice Notebook, LLC.
  • The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy: Hematology and Oncology
    5 star rating A chapter, from the world's most widely read medical textbook, which covers the etiology, pathology, symptoms, diagnosis, laboratory findings, and treatment of various blood diseases and neoplasms. Merck & Co. Inc.
  • eMedicine - Hematology
    5 star rating Constantly-updated and carefully-edited online multimedia textbooks in various specialties. This web project presents disease synopses with clinical and physical findings, etiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, differential diagnosis, and treatment options. Emedicine offers post-tests for CME credit; a typical fee is $7.50 per credit hour. Emedicine, Inc. Fee registration.
  • Hematology
    5 star rating This "Hematology Education Program Book" collects lectures and disease reviews into a comprehensive annual textbook that reviews essential developments in hematology clinical practice and research. Published by the American Society of Hematology. American Society of Hematology.
  • Hematopathology at UCLA
    5 star rating Medical school notes and linked images cover anemia, transfusion medicine, white cell disorders, acute and chronic leukemias, malignant lymphomas, hemostasis, and the sytematic approach to patients with hematologic disorders. Department of Pathology, University of California at Los Angeles.
  • University of Iowa Family Practice Handbook - Hematologic, Electrolyte and Metabolic Disorders
    5 star rating A chapter, from this handbook of outpatient and inpatient medicine, that covers the diagnosis and treatment of common clinical problems. Authored by Graber, M.D. et al., published by Mosby in 1997. Virtual Hospital, University of Iowa.
  • Transfusion Medical Manual at Australia
    3 star rating Covers collection and preparation of blood components, principles of the transfusion practice, antigen systems, special clinical issues, hazards of transfusion, etc.
  • Canadian Medical Examination (MCCQE) 2000 Review Notes- Hematology
    1 star rating These review notes are an up-to-date, concise and comprehensive review of medical specialty clinical knowledge. The text prepares graduating medical students for certification examination.
  • Haematology Handbook
    1 star rating A collection of protocols for hematologic disorders: acute leukaemia, lymphomas, myeloma, aplastic anaemia, haemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders, febrile episodes, chronic leukaemias, iron deficiency, etc. Haematology Unit, Liverpool Hospital .
  • Medical Housestaff Manual at Beth Israel - Hematology
    1 star rating A section from a succinct and useful reference, updated for the year 2000, for major hematology clinical problems encountered in the hospital. The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Major Sites / Home Pages

  • American Society of Hematology
    5 star rating A hompage for this Society which includes membership information, clinical practice guidelines, news and press releases, training programs, educational materials with teaching cases and a digital image bank, a calendar of events and upcoming meetings, and meeting abstracts.
  • Hematology Resource
    5 star rating Hematology education, practice and research materials: abstracts chosen from top journals with commentary, review articles, news, a slide atlas, practice guidelines, a directory of clinical trials, and announcements of regulatory and advisory decisions.
  • Hematology/Oncology at
    5 star rating REG Selected weblinks to free, high quality, full text resources relevant to this specialty: clinical textbooks, news, and journal articles. Free registration is limited to physicians and healthworkers. Sponsored by Merck and Company. Restricted registration or content areas.
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    4 star rating NHLBI, an institute of the US National Institutes of Health, which supports research, observational studies, and education projects on diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood. The NHLBI website presents news, press releases, clinical guidelines, meetings announcements, clinical trials information, and health information.
  • The British Society for Haematology
    4 star rating Includes information about the Society, reports of activities, meetings & courses, standards & guidelines, BSH Bulletin, links to related web sites.
  • The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
    4 star rating Includes and electronic newsletter, reports, coagulation and other standards, meetings and meeting proceedings, registries and databases, training and career opportunities, and related links.
  • American Association of Blood Banks
    3 star rating Presents information about the Association, membership information, meetings, news, and a large collection of fact sheets about blood and blood banking.
  • Society for Hematopathology
    3 star rating information about the Society and its activities: news, upcoming meetings, and interesting cases.
  • Australian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
    2 star rating Presents information about the society and its activities, meetings, news, and a discussion group.
  • European Hematology Association
    2 star rating Presents information about the Association, news, meetings, publications, fellowships, career opportunities.
  • Hematology Associations at Medbioworld
    2 star rating A comprehensive directory of weblinks for associations in this specialty.
  • International Society for Fibrinolysis and Proteolysis
    2 star rating Presents information about the Society, news, meetings, and meeting abstracts.


Practice Guidelines / FAQs

  • Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases Practice Guidelines at NGC
    5 star rating Structured summaries of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines drawn from well-regarded organizations. Users can compare competing guidelines' target populations, review methods, and quality of evidence. Links to full text. The National Guideline Clearinghouse, U.S. Government Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
  • Hematology Clinical Practice Guidelines of the CMA
    3 star rating Search access to CMA Infobase including practice guidelines produced by various Canadian societies and organizations. Allows keyword and MeSH searching and browsing by Infobase categories. Canadiam Medical Association.


  • Hematology Teaching Cases at ASH
    5 star rating Lab tests, photos of physical findings, images of peripheral blood and bone marrow aspirates and discussions of the pathophysiology behind disease findings. American Society of Hematology.
  • Hemachromatography Case Studies
    4 star rating Cases illustrate a different hematologic disorder: a microscopic field showing the morphologic alterations seen on the patient's blood (and/or bone marrow) smear, relevant findings from the patient's history and physical examination, results of the automated CBC and the microscopic differential.
  • Hematopathology Case Studies from SUNY
    2 star rating A pathology course for second year medical students that offers a collection of case studies related to anemias and leukocyte disorders with clinical history, laboratory results, and microscopic findings. Department of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University.
  • Virtual Hematopathology from University of Oklahoma
    1 star rating Presents short case summaries including the history, pertinent physical examination, laboratory data and microscopic slides. Hematology/Oncology Section, Dept. of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Images, Path./Clinical

  • BloodLine Image Atlas
    5 star rating REG Offers more than 800 hematologic slides depicting various blood disorders and malignancies. Searchable. Free registration. Carden Jennings Publishing C. Ltd.
  • Atlas of Hematology at Nagoya University
    4 star rating A collection of labeled slides of normal and abnormal blood and bone marrow cells. Nagoya University School of Medicine Department of Medicine .
  • Atlas of Hematology of Dr. Medeiros
    4 star rating An atlas of microscopic images of blood and bone marrow smears and cavitary fluid materials. Pathology includes leukemias, anemias, parasites, fungus, and alterations of erythrocytes. The atlas instructs laboratory technicians and medical school students on the morphology of blood cells. Presented by Nivaldo Medeiros, MD.
  • Einstein Gallery of Hematology Images
    4 star rating Clinical hematology Images collected from over 40 years of hematology practice. Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Hematopathology Laboratory Overview at Tulane University
    4 star rating An atlas of blood pathology specimens. Includes collection of slides, case studies, and quizzes. Tulane University.
  • Image Bank of the American Society of Hematology
    4 star rating A comprehensive hematology atlas which offers images of normal and abnormal bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, lymphoid neoplasms, etc. The images are hyperlinked to descriptions and cases.
  • Introduction to Blood Morphology
    4 star rating A gallery of images of normal and abnormal blood cells with descriptions. Compiled by James R. McArthur, M.D. of the University of Washington, Seattle.
  • Nireas Atlas of Hematology
    4 star rating A full color, comprehensive hematology atlas, also published on CDROM, with over 1400 thumbnail and full scale images of peripheral blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes smears. Authored by John Meletis, Associate Professor of Hematology, University of Athens and published in 1996 by Nireas Publishing Company of Athens, Greece.
  • WebPath Hematopathology
    4 star rating Text and archived images demonstrating gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with blood disorders. Department of Pathology, University of Utah.
  • Cells of the Blood
    2 star rating A clickable collection of images of blood cells with annotations and text. Includes links to tutorials, related publications and news. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Leicester, UK.
  • Internet Atlas of Hematology at Medical University of Gdansk
    2 star rating A sample section from an Atlas, published on CD-ROM, that describes the morphology of normal and abnormal peripheral blood and bone marrow cells and peripheral blood cells. The images have detailed description and comments. Includes a small collection of clinical cases. K. Lewandowski MD et al., Department of Hematology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland.
  • Histology Lessons - Blood at Vanderbilt University
    1 star rating An outline that includes descriptions and images of blood cells: erythrocytes, plateletes, and leukocytes. Department of Cell Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


  • CMEList Online CME Sites - Hematology/Oncology
    5 star rating A searchable, well-annotated, and constantly-updated directory of web links to online CME opportunities. The directory entries include credit hours, sponsors, cost, lecture format, target audience, and accrediting organization. Bernard Sklar, MD, MS.
  • Medscape Hematology-Oncology Professional Education
    5 star rating REG A selection of free, continuously updated continuing education activities. Offers courses in clinical management, comprehensive reviews, treatment updates, conference summaries, and printable CME certificates. Free registration.
  • Congress Resource Centre-Haematology
    3 star rating Presents a large collection of meetings, courses and conferences. Includes an extensive city guide. Searchable by keywords, specialty, date, and location. Doctor's Guide .


  • Hematopathology & More Continuing Education
    3 star rating Includes text, images, case studies, and references on selected hematopathology-related topics, such as lymphoma classification, and salivary gland tumors. By Faramarz Naeim, M.D., Department of Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine.

Patient Education


  • Hoslink Haematology Tutorials
    4 star rating A weblink directory for Health Professionals.
  • Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases from Karolinska Institute
    3 star rating A systematic disease classification of Internet resources for laymen, healthcare professionals and scientists. Karolinska Institute Library, Stockholm.
  • MedWeb Hematology
    2 star rating A large collection of links to web sites, academic departments, associations, atlases, images, news, journals, guides & guidelines, and documents. Allows browsing and searching by keywords. Emory University Health Sciences Center Library.

Educational Materials

  • Hematology Teaching Files at Queens
    5 star rating Medical school files on core subjects. School of Medicine, Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  • Hematology Undergraduate Teaching Files at Queen's University
    5 star rating Hematology undergraduate teaching files and selected Powerpoint presentations. Queen's University Department of Medicine.
  • American Society of Hematology Educational Materials
    4 star rating Clinical updates, practice guidelines, teaching cases, and systematic reviews of evidence for therapeutic interventions regarding various blood disorders. In PDF format. Includes a digital image bank.
  • Annual Meetings of the ASH
    4 star rating Scientific papers presented at the annual meetings of the American Society of Hematology.
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Review at Oklahoma State
    4 star rating A training module that covers bloodborne pathogens, common modes of their transmission, methods of prevention, diseases, emergencies, and vaccinations. Oklahoma State University.
  • Hemepath Tutorial from UMDNJ
    4 star rating Text and images cover the morphology and biology of benign lymph nodes, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, Hodgkin's lymphomas, and plasma cell neoplasms. Authored by David Weissmann, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
  • Hematology at UCDavis
    3 star rating Presents information on basic and diagnostic hematology with emphasis on pathophysiology. Includes case studies, lectures, and an image data bank. Searchable. University of California School of Medicine at Davis.
  • Hematology Course Resources at Washington
    3 star rating A collection of cases with case history, physical examination, diagnostic tests, causes, possible complications, treatment options, images, a collection of morphology plates, and test questions. University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.
  • HemoSurf Hematology Interactive Atlas
    3 star rating REG Learning modules, images of blood and bone marrow, reviews of laboratory techniques, and in-depth reviews that illustrate hematological abnormalities and diseases. Access restricted to a demo version. University of Bern, Switzerland. Fee registration.
  • Basic Hematology Tutorial at Virginia
    2 star rating An outline of normal hematopoiesis and red and white cell disorders. University of Virginia School of Medicine.
  • Braunwald's Atlas of Internal Medicine - Hematology
    1 star rating REG Slideshow radiographs and pathology histology images with descriptive text. Free access is provided to sponsored subscribers to the clinical portal MerckMedicus.Science Press Internet Services 2003. Free registration.
  • Hospital Physician Hematology Board Review Manuals
    1 star rating REG Up-to-date manuals, developed by leading clinical educators, that assist physicians studying for Board certification or recertification examinations. PDF format. Turner White Communications, Inc. Fee registration. Subscription fee.


  • Bloodline Classifieds
    1 star rating REG Presents an annotated list of hematology/oncology positions. Free registration. Carden Jennings Publishing Comp.


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