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Answering the Most Common Questions About COVID-19 Booster Doses and Evusheld for Those with CLL/SLL
CLL Society has been receiving multiple questions surrounding Evusheld and the newly recommended second booster dose (fifth dose in total) for all individuals who are immunocompromised. These new recommendations are applicable to everyone with CLL/SLL.
COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal and Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources: Moving CLL/SLL and Other Immunocompromised Patients to the Top Tier
In a pandemic with scarce resources, governments, medical institutions, and healthcare providers have had to make decisions and/or policies about allocating potentially lifesaving therapies among the many outpatients who might benefit from them.
ASH 2021: Dr. Larry A. Saltzman Discusses SARS-Cov-2 Antibody Levels in Blood Cancer Patients after a Third Sars-Cov-2 “Booster” Vaccination
At the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2021, Dr. Brian Koffman interviewed Dr. Larry Saltzman, a Family Physician and Executive Research Director of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. They discussed the benefits of a “booster” vaccine dose for blood cancer patients.
Living with CLL
Pinpoint Patient Recruiting, a market research recruitment company, is looking to speak with patients who have been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) to participate in a 60-minute online interview about their experiences.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Registration is Live for Celebrating Long Lives
Registration is officially open for our inaugural, virtual Celebrating Long Lives 5K Walk/Run event! Join us on July 23rd to recognize, support, and raise awareness of those who have been touched by a chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL) diagnosis.
We encourage everyone who participates to become a fundraiser for the mission of CLL Society and help us raise $10,000 to provide CLL/SLL patients and caregivers the support and education they need to conquer their diagnosis.
Register by June 30th to receive your event t-shirt before event day. We are all in this together; so let’s all do this together!
The Evolving Role of BTKi’s in CLL
Tuesday, June 28th at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET
The targeted therapy Bruton tyrosine kinase inhibitors (BTKi’s) have come a long way since revolutionizing CLL treatment with the arrival of ibrutinib. Join CLL Society and Dr. Matthew Davids from Dana Farber Cancer Institute to take a deep dive into different BTKi’s, how they work, how they compare to each other and other treatment options, potential side effects, and the future role of these therapies.
If you missed the April 25th CLL Society webinar, CLL Society Education On-Demand: Health and Wellness: Beyond the Medicine Cabinet, You can watch the replay here.
ASH 2021: Dr. Jennifer Woyach with an Update on Ibrutinib vs. Chemoimmunotherapy as a Frontline Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
At the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2021, Dr. Anthony Mato interviewed Dr. Jennifer Woyach. They discussed updated results from the Alliance A041202 trial, which now has longer-term follow-up data.
We discussed the nature of the immune deficiencies associated with CLL/SLL and how one might remediate a significant part of the problem.