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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


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on December 13, 2018.

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