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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
  • Current Treatment Options
  • Transplantation as a Treatment Option for AML
  • New Therapies
  • The Role of Clinical Trials: How They Increase Your Treatment Options
  • Symptom and Pain Management Tips
  • Important Questions to Ask When Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Farhad Ravandi, MD

Professor of Medicine, Chief, Section of Developmental Therapeutics, Department of Leukemia, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

James M. Foran, MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Vice Chair – Research, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic Florida

John M. Pagel, MD, PhD, DSc

Chief, Hematologic Malignancies Program, Swedish Cancer Institute

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 17, 2016.

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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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