Workshop Date and Time

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

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

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Older Persons Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
  • Managing CLL When You Have Other Health Problems
  • Does Chronic Illness Affect CLL Treatment Options
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New & Emerging Treatment Approaches
  • The Importance of Taking Your Treatment & Pills on Schedule
  • Reducing Harmful Drug Interactions
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Creating the Best Treatment Plan 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

Chaitra Ujjani, MD

Associate Professor, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington, Division of Medical Oncology, CLL/Lymphoma Group

John Allan, MD

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

Patricia Koffman

Co-Founder and Executive Director, CLL Society Inc.

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Clinical Supervisor, 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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