Town Meeting | Living Well With CLL: Treatment & Research News

May 20, 2017


An audience of CLL patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent town meeting along with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers to hear the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with CLL, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

We are also planning events in other cities. If you haven’t already, please sign up for email updates so we can alert you when important and inspiring videos become available and when upcoming town meetings are scheduled.

 

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Advice for Dealing With the Stress of CLL Treatment

Life with CLL can be stressful and treatment is often a source of anxiety for patients. Learn coping strategies to manage emotions.

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Fast-Track to Treatment: How a Positive Relationship With Your Doctor Can Accelerate Care

How do patients make the best treatment decisions for themselves? Join Tammy on her CLL journey as she shares how trusting her doctor accelerated her care.

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Andy’s Story: How I Manage CLL and Multiple Sclerosis

At a town hall meeting with a panel of experts, Andy, a CLL survivor who also has MS, discusses how he lives well while staying in remission.

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Inhibitor Therapies: How Do They Treat CLL?

Renowned CLL expert Dr. John Burke discusses how inhibitors work in treating CLL. Watch to learn how they differ from chemo and how they affect cancer proteins.

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What Causes Fatigue in CLL Patients and How Can It Be Treated?

Why do CLL patients experience fatigue? Watch as Dr. John Burke and Dr. William Wierda, renowned CLL experts, discuss the causes of fatigue in patients.

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Which Factors Help Determine a Treatment Path for a CLL Patient?

With an array of CLL treatment options and more in development, how does a patient work with their doctor to find the right therapy? Watch as CLL expert Dr. John Burke explains.

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Does a Standard of Care Still Exist for CLL Patients?

Is there a standard of care when it comes to treating CLL patients? Learn more from Dr. John Burke and Dr. William Wierda.

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Why Is a Bone Marrow Biopsy Necessary?

Why is a bone marrow biopsy necessary to perform in CLL patients? Listen as experts Dr. John Burke and Dr. William Wierda explain.

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Emerging Approaches to Treating CLL: An Expert’s Perspective

Patient advocate Jeff Folloder interviews Dr. John Burke, a CLL expert from Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers to learn Dr. Burke’s perspective on developing research.

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Host & Guests
Host

Patient Advocate and Host


Guests

Medical Director, Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine


Associate Chair, US Oncology Hematology Research Program


Director, Clinical Social Work/Supportive Care



CLL Patient Advocate


CLL Patient Advocate


This program was made possible by Pharmacyclics LLC and Janssen Biotech, Inc. Produced in partnership with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers.


Page last updated on November 1, 2017