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Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Key Questions to Ask & Re-Ask Your Health Care Team About Adherence
  • The Critical Role of Caregivers in Adherence
  • The Importance of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule
  • Discussion of Barriers to Taking Your Treatment & Pills on Schedule
  • Tips to Overcome These Barriers
  • Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel, Special Occasions, and Holidays
  • Practical Help from Family, Partners, Caregivers & Others
  • The Role of the Pharmacy & Pharmacist in Reminding You About Prescription Refills
  • Suggestions for People Living with CLL & Their Caregivers to Cope with Taking Charge of Your Treatment Schedule
  • Necessary Support for the Caregivers
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts


Mazyar Shadman, MD, MPH

Associate Professor and Innovators Network Endowed Chair, Assistant Medical Director, Cellular Immunotherapy, Fred Hutch Cancer Center and University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Adam S. Kittai, MD

Assistant Director of Lymphoma Clinical Research, CLL Clinical Research Leader, Associate Professor, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, Member, Committee on Training for the American Society of Hematology


Erin Mulvey, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine


Brian Koffman, MDCM, MS Ed

Co-Founder, Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer, CLL Society, Inc.


Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.


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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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