Tuesday, September 1, 2015

ADH 2014: Dr. Sharman on Cell Death in CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia), a patient meeting, a newsletter and iwCLL


This week on the CLL Society website, in our Conference coverage section, we share the second part of an interview from ASH 2014 with Dr. Jeff Sharman with a discussion of the life and death pressures on our B cells and how that relates to ABT-199. We also cover the latest research on idelalisib and rituximab, and what research in general is still needed.

I'm heading off to the International Workshop on CLL in Sydney, Australia today and will be attending sessions and doing interviews while I'm there. I'll be posting new information upon my return. Stay tuned. We are also co-sponsoring a small patient meeting with Lymphoma Australia.

Also, we will be sending out our inaugural newsletter, the CLL Tribune at the end of September. Don't miss this special collection of research news, basic CLL information, fun facts and a wealth of wisdom and shared experiences from our fellow patients. If you are receiving this information through a CLL Society Alert email, you are already signed up to receive it. If you are reading this through another source, sign up to receive it here.

For those of you in the Seattle area, we just became aware of a patient meeting that will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 starting at 9:30 AM at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Two CLL patients will be sharing their personal stories, and Dr. John Pagel from the Swedish Hospital will be providing a talk on the basics of CLL. You can call 844-482-6815 to register. Complimentary breakfast and parking are provided and you are welcome to bring a guest. You can view the flyer for the event here.
Stay strong.

We are all this together

Brian Koffman

Volunteer Medical Director of the CLL Society


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Blogger Judy Cleri said...

Safe travels Dr. K

September 2, 2015 at 7:53 AM  

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