Part 1 - CLLSA 2014/15 - Dr Claire Dearden - Ask the CLL Doctor video series

Part 1 - CLLSA 2014/15 -  Dr Claire Dearden - Ask the CLL Doctor video series

Dr Claire Dearden is Consultant Haematologist and Head of the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Unit at The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research, and Medical Director of the South West London Cancer Network.

Part 1 - Questions and answers “Living with CLL”

In this brief video Dr Dearden answers questions about:

•Cost of the benefits of novel therapies & value for money

•Balancing contact with contagions’ and living normal life

•How drugs are named, understanding the groups

•Reactions to insect bites

•Dysfunctional T cells

•MRD status and survival

•Prognostic testing & SLL staging

•Immune status

•13q significance

•Use of blood tests

•CLL prevalence

•Clinical trials feedback, ADMIRE

To put the above Q&A into context you can watch and listen to the webcast of the educational talk: Update on CLL therapy - “Living Longer Living Better" part 1 here: cllsupport.org.uk/cll-sll/t...

Ask the doctor Q&A Parts 2 & 3 will continue during this week

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  • Extremely helpful, thank you.

  • I love the way this lady talks - such a pleasant voice, and clear way of expressing things. It made the 11 minutes of listening to her, feel like it was only 5. I look forward to Parts 2 and 3.

    Thanks for posting, Nick

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