How a CML Patient and Doctor Work Together
Being diagnosed with any chronic condition can be challenging. Being diagnosed with cancer can be terrifying. To help manage a condition like Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), it is critical to have a close relationship with a doctor you respect and trust. Joining us is Sandra Stagg, diagnosed with CML 5 years ago, and her oncologist, Dr. Jessica Altman from Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Together they discuss the importance of the doctor-patient relationship and how to get the most out of it to ensure better care.
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Jessica Altman, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology Division, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial HospitalJessica Altman is an Assistant Professor in Medicine in Hematology/Oncology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Altman received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed her Fellowship at Northwestern McGaw/Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is Board Certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Her interests include Acute Leukemias, Anemia, Aplastic Anemia, Chronic Leukemias, Leukemia, Myelodysplastic... more >