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.

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Asking for Help: Addressing Emotional CLL Needs

Patients who take an active role in their own CLL care often have better health outcomes. Susan Ash-Lee shares how patients can take control of their mental health and handle the emotional response.


Is It Safe to Use Supplements During CLL Treatment?

What effects do herbs, vitamins and probiotics have on your CLL care? Find out from CLL experts if these natural remedies are safe to take during treatment.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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Host & Guests

Patient Advocate and Host


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.

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