This video was recorded at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology, held virtually in December 2020. Dr. Davids specializes in CLL and serves on the CLL Society’s Medical Advisory Board.
During the third quarter of 2021, CLL Society conducted a poll among readers of The CLL Society Tribune about the COVID-19 pandemic and treatment decisions, mental health challenges, and taking medication. There were 138 respondents.
Dr. Allison J. Applebaum, Associate Attending Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), and Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College provided us with important statistics about caregivers that we are sharing with you below.
As the immune system is complex, so is testing. The best testing for antigens is to isolate a protein large enough to be antigenic and specific enough so that it is only found in that one situation. You can choose a test for the presence of active inflammation
This article will repeat some of the earlier material, but you can still go back and reread them from past CLL Society Tribune editions, Introduction of Immunity Part 1 and Part 2. Let us put together all the factoids from the first two articles and see if we can