Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

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

Topics Covered

  • Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Managing Complications of CLL, including Infection, Anemia, Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia & Other Health Conditions
  • The Role of Supportive Care in Managing Complications of CLL
  • New & Emerging Treatment Approaches
  • Managing CLL & Co-Morbidities
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials: How Research Increases Your Treatment Options
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Finding the Best Treatment Approach for You
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD

Director, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Center, Senior Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Krish Patel, MD

Swedish Cancer Institute – First Hill, Center for Blood Disorders and Stem Cell Transplant

Patricia Koffman

Co-Founder and Executive Director, CLL Society Inc.

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

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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