2014: A Year of Positive Change for Patients Living with CLL


Sunday, October 25, 2014
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

 

 

An audience of more than 150 patients and their caregivers joined us for a free, interactive forum at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle as a panel of CLL experts and patient advocates explored the latest CLL 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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Featured Video

Where Does Transplant Fit In to Treat CLL?

Although they are often considered risky, transplants can potentially cure a patient's CLL. CLL expert Dr. David Maloney explores where transplants fit in.

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Lisa Minkove: Giving Back Gives Me Purpose

Lisa Minkove has battled several cancers, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Lisa shares her story, from diagnosis to treatment.

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Andrew and Esther Schorr: How We Coped With a Cancer Diagnosis Together

Patient Power founders, Andrew and Esther Schorr, explain how they coped with a CLL diagnosis and share their advice for other families.

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Ruth Schorr: How My Dad's CLL Impacted My Outlook on Life

Ruth Schorr, daughter of Patient Power founder Andrew Schorr, shares the impact of her father’s CLL on her childhood and how it has changed her outlook on life.

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Rich Siegel: My Advice for Moving Forward After a CLL Diagnosis

Rich Siegel, 68, was diagnosed with CLL in 1999. Rich shares his advice for people with CLL, including the importance of finding a great doctor and staying educated.

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Charlie: How My Story Could Help Newly Diagnosed CLL Patients

Charlie felt like "an atomic bomb" went off in his brain when he found out he had CLL and has been in watch and wait since 1996. Hear his story.

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Could Having One CLL Treatment Approach Limit Future Options?

As new research develops, patients wonder if taking one CLL treatment now will prevent them from taking another option in the future. Drs. David Maloney and John Pagel discuss.

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Emerging CLL Treatment Classes

Recently, many approved and developing CLL treatments have aimed to inhibit versus destroy cancer cells, edging out the chemotherapy standard. Dr. David Maloney explains.

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How Is SLL Different Than CLL?

What is small lymphocytic leukemia (SLL), and how does it differ from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)? Dr. John Pagel, a leading CLL expert, explains.

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Guest Presenters

Member, Clinical Research Division; Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

University of Washington School of Medicine


Associate Member; Associate Professor, Division of Oncology

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

University of Washington School of Medicine


Patient Advocate


Patient Advocate


Patient Advocate


Host

Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, Two-Time Cancer Survivor and Patient Advocate


This event is brought to you by the Patient Empowerment Network and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and is sponsored by Genentech, Abbvie, and Gilead Sciences. It is produced in partnership with The Web Savvy Patient.

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