Don’t Miss “THE BIG EVENT!” CLL Society’s Oct. 10 Global Virtual Patient & Caregiver Educational Forum
All of these great doctors will be there:
Dr. John Byrd, whose clinical trials have brought ground-breaking drugs to CLL.
Dr. Joe Flynn, who speaks with special family insight into frontline therapy options.
Dr. Jose Leis, who is involved in a broad range of CLL research, including combination therapies and bone marrow transplants.
Dr. Adrian Wiestner, who conducts innovative research on the natural history of CLL, our response to vaccines, and novel treatment approaches.
Dr. Neil Kay, who has special knowledge of MBL, early treatment, the use of supplements and the basic biology of CLL.
Dr. Ryan Jacobs, who will speak on Watch & Wait, Test Before Treat, and appropriate drug sequencing.
Dr. Sameer Parikh, who will share the latest research on Richter’s Syndrome.
Dr. Lindsey Roeker, who has published important research concerning when “CLL meets COVID-19”.
Dr. Joe Fraietta, who has years of experience at University of Pennsylvania using CAR-T and other cellular therapies in CLL and other blood cancers.
Dr. Matthew Davids, who drawing on his broad experience treating complicated and challenging CLL patients, will be speaking on 2nd line and later therapies.
Dr. Anthony Mato, who has put together large consortiums of physicians to compile their data and has recently been studying how we should measure response to therapy (MRD).
And last, but not least, Dr. Brian Koffman, Co-Founder, Chief Medical Officer, and EVP of the CLL Society. A 15-year CLL survivor, who brings not only his medical knowledge to his discussions with doctors, but the indisputable value of having “skin in the game”.
Don’t miss it! These great doctors are deeply invested in solving the challenges of CLL. They will all be there. You should be too! Register now!
The CLL Society 2020 Patient Survey: MRD Testing & Limited Duration Therapy
Sharpen your pencils (or your typing fingers!) and tell us what you know or don’t know about MRD. Please complete our MRD & LD Survey here. This is how we find out how we can best tailor future MRD & LD learning for you. Be on the lookout for the MRD Special Edition Tribune coming out this week!
In this 2019 iwCLL interview with Dr. Andy Rawstrom, we learn that he is a clinical scientist who helps with the diagnostics of many UK clinical trials. Dr. Rawstrom explains the value of MRD testing as a strong predictor of the future course of a patient’s CLL.
Letter From a Patient
“COVID-19 is no joke! Please never let your guard down!” A letter from a CLL patient, Mazen Dudar, who has recovered from COVID-19. Read his story here.
CURE®’s EDUCATED PATIENT Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Webinar on September 30
Join Dr. Danielle Brander (Duke), Dr. John Allan (Weill Cornell), and CLL Society’s San Diego Support Group leader, Mark Hoffman as they dive into issues of treatment options (duration, oral agents, drug adherence, etc.), shared treatment decisions, testing, stress, and anxiety between treatments. Drs. Brander and Allan are well-regarded CLL experts. Mark Hoffman was diagnosed with CLL in December of 2015; he is an avid outdoorsman and frequent contributor to the CLL Tribune. Learn more and register here.
Lymphoma Leukemia & Myeloma 2020 Virtual Congress
Recognized as one of the most respected forums for industry-leading hematologic research and clinical case studies, the Lymphoma, Leukemia and Myeloma Congress is the meeting where interdisciplinary specialists convene to explore the controversial and complex world of blood cancer through debate, discussion and networking. The 20th anniversary of the meeting will be held virtually October 21- 24 and will feature a Non-Malignant Hematology Pre-Conference Workshop on October 20. You can earn 30+ CME credits from the comfort of your home or office when you participate in the virtual event. Learn more and register here.
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