Workshop Date and Time

Friday, June 29, 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

  • Overview of Acute Lymphocytic/Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Adults
  • Current Standard of Care
  • The Role of Minimal Residual Disease Monitoring
  • Therapy for Relapsed/Refractory ALL
  • New Treatment Approaches and Targeted Therapy
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • Practical Tips to Manage Complications and Side Effects
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns and Goals of Care
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Daniel J. DeAngelo, MD, PhD

Director of Clinical and Translational Research, Adult Leukemia Institute Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Mark R. Litzow, MD

Consultant, Division of Hematology, Chair, Myeloid Disease Group, Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Jae Park, MD

Hematologist Oncologist, Leukemia Department, Assistant Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Caroline Edlund, MSW

Online Support Group Program Director, 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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