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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Current Standard of Care, New Treatment Approaches and Clinical Trials
  • Managing Post-Treatment Side Effects/Late Effects
  • Adherence: Taking Your Pills on Schedule
  • The Importance of Treatment Summaries
  • Follow-Up with Your Oncologist and Primary Care Doctor
  • The Benefits of Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Michael J. Mauro, MD

Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program, Attending Physician, Leukemia Service, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Neil P. Shah, MD, PhD

Edward S. Ageno Distinguished Professor in Hematology/Oncology, Director, UCSF Molecular Medicine Residency Program, Leader, Hematopoietic Malignancies Program, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco

Elias Jabbour, MD

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

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(82.3 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 16, 2017.

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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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