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Managing Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Its Complications Part I Thursday, November 8, 2018

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Dear Friends,

CancerCare welcomes you to participate in our upcoming CancerCare Connect® Education Workshop Series, Life with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), on Thursdays, November 8 and 29. These one-hour telephone and webcast workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information via phone and online.

Please feel free to forward to friends, family, partners, caregivers, colleagues, health care professionals and anyone affected by cancer.

For more information and to register, please visit cancercare.org/connect or email connect@cancercare.org. Health care professionals: please contact us with your name, address, and license type for additional information regarding continuing education credits. Requests must be received within two weeks of the live program.

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Managing Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Its Complications

Part I of Life with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Thursday, November 8, 2018

1:30 - 2:30 PM Eastern Time

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Topics:

•Overview of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), including Staging & CLL Prognostic Factors

•Understanding CLL Treatment Options

•Managing the Complications of CLL, including Infection, Anemia, Other Symptoms & Side Effects

•Fighting Flu & Colds

•The Role of Supportive Care in Managing Complications of CLL

•New & Emerging Treatment Approaches

•Dealing with CLL & Other Health Problems or Co-Morbidities

•The Role of Clinical Trials

•Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns

•Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team

•Finding the Best Treatment Approach for You

•Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Speakers:

•John M. Pagel, MD, PhD, DSc, Chief of Hematologic Malignancies Program, Director, Stem Cell Transplantation, Swedish Cancer Center

•Alexey V. Danilov, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

•Patricia Koffman, Co-Founder and Executive Director, CLL Society Inc.

•Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW, Director of Education and Training, CancerCare®

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Life with CLL: Taking Charge of Your Treatment Schedule

Part II of Life with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Thursday, November 29, 2018

1:30 - 2:30 PM Eastern Time

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Topics:

•Overview of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

•Key Questions to Ask & Re-Ask Your Health Care Team about Adherence

•The Critical Role of Caregivers in Adherence

•The Importance of Adherence: Taking Your Treatment on Schedule

•Discussion of Barriers to Taking Your Treatment & Pills on Schedule

•Tips to Overcome These Barriers

•Planning Ahead: Lead Time in Refilling Prescriptions, Weekends, Travel, Special Occasions & Holidays

•Practical Help from Family, Partners, Caregivers, and Others

•The Role of the Pharmacy & Pharmacist in Reminding You about Prescription Refills

•Suggestions for People Living with CLL & Their Caregivers to Cope with Taking Charge of Your Treatment Schedule

•Necessary Support for the Caregivers

•Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Speakers:

•Lindsey E. Roeker, MD, Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellow, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

•Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, MSW, DrPH, Clinical Research Manager, Division of Medical Affairs, Department of Cancer Survivorship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

•Sharon Flynn, MS, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNS, BMTCN, Nurse Educator, Research and Practice Development, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Research Center

•Patricia Koffman, Co-Founder and Executive Director, CLL Society Inc.

•Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW, Director of Education and Training, CancerCare®

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We hope that you will find these workshops helpful and informative.

Please email CancerCare at connect@cancercare.org or visit the CancerCare Website for more information.

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