The Current CLL Treatment Landscape and Advocating for Your Care


Join us for a virtual town hall meeting for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients and family members on Saturday, March 20, 2021 starting at 10 am CT/11 am ET. – 5am, Sunday 11 March NZST

This 3-hour program will take you through the current treatment landscape of CLL, including the latest news in research, state-of-the-art testing and personalized care. Our speakers will offer advice on advocating for the best of care, staying informed and playing an active role in your treatment journey. Join our hosts Carol Preston, Andrew Schorr and Michele Nadeem-Baker for this informative session on living with CLL. Our special guests include Shuo Ma, MD, PhD, and Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Boyer, MSN APRN NP-C, of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, as well as Deborah M. Stephens, DO, of the Huntsman Cancer Institute at University of Utah and Jane Dabney, LISW-S, OSW-C, Senior Oncology Social Worker at Cleveland Clinic.


10:00-10:30 am CT – Introduction: Information for those who are newly diagnosed or beginning their treatment journey. Learn about the stages of CLL and questions to ask your doctor.

10:30-10:45 am CT – CLL and COVID-19: What should patients know about the COVID vaccine? Is it safe to start or resume treatment right now? Get the latest updates on COVID-19.

10:45-11:30 am CT – The Treatment Landscape: Learn about the current CLL treatment landscape, including the latest news in research, state-of-the-art testing and options for personalized care.

11:30-11:45 am CT – Break

11:45-12:30 pm CT – Being Your Own Advocate: Experts and patient guests discuss how patients and care partners can advocate for the best of care, stay informed, and play a more active role in their treatment.

12:30-1:00 pm CT – Q&A

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Learn more here and register to attend