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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Tips to Manage Complications and Side Effects
  • Nutritional Concerns and Eating Hints
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • The Importance of Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Susan M. O'Brien, MD

Professor of Medicine, Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

John M. Pagel, MD, PhD, DSc

Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Associate Professor, Medical Oncology Division, University of Washington School of Medicine

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Coordinator of Older Adult Services, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 4, 2014.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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