This week on the CLL Society website
we have posted an interview with the great Dr. Kanti Rai when he sat down to chat with me
during a break from the International Workshop on CLL held in Sydney, Australia
in September 2015. He shared with me what is different about CLL management at
the end of 2015 compared to the past 40 years. You can see that interview here.
Dr. Rai has done much to improve the care of us CLL patients and we are all in his debt.
are preparing for the 2016 issues of The
consider sharing your story, or advice, or perspectives on how CLL has impacted
your life and consider authoring an article. Send us a message and we can
connect to discuss the details. [http://cllsociety.org/contact-us/
CLL Meeting in Tampa, FL: For those of you in the Tampa
area, there is a CLL patient meeting hosted by the Florida Society of Clinical
Oncology (FLASCO) being held on February 11th at the Embassy Suites
Tampa Airport at 5:00 PM. A complimentary buffet dinner will be provided. I’ll
be there giving a talk about the importance of support groups. Also, you’ll
have the opportunity to ask questions of the expert speakers. You can register
and find more information here: https://www.flasco.org/events/living-with-cll-tampa/.
CLL Meeting in Charlotte, NC: For those of you in the
Charlotte area, we just became aware of a patient meetings coming up in
February: Thursday, February 4th in Charlotte starting at 5:30 PM at
the Hampton Inn & Suites Charlotte The flyer is at http://www.cllsociety.org/docs/charlotte.pdf. CLL patients will be sharing their personal stories, and a local
CLL expert will be providing a talk on the basics of CLL. You can call 844-482-6815
to register. A complimentary meal and parking will be provided and you are
welcome to bring a guest. I will be at the meeting with an exhibit table and
will stay afterwards to meet with attendees who may be interested in
participating in a support group in the area. I look forward to meeting you
We are all in this together.
Volunteer Medical Director of the CLL Society
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