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Registration Open: UK Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Patient Day 2019

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia Patient Day

Saturday, 21st September 2019

Bury Theatre, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

To register for this event, please email angela.newlands@glasgow.ac.uk or telephone +44 141 301 7896

Draft Agenda

9.30 – 10.00  Registration

CML and its Treatment

10.00 – 10.05  Introduction and Welcome 

10.05 – 10.20  Chronic myeloid leukaemia – what is it? Dr Kate Rothwell
   
10.20 – 10.40 Starting first-line treatment, update on Imatinib. Dr Joanna Ewing
   
10.40 – 10.55 How is response to treatment measured and treatment targets - the PCR assay Dr Jenny Byrne

10.55 – 11.15 Second and third generation TKIs – nilotinib, dasatinib, ponatinib, bosutinib – How should we choose? - Prof Jane Apperley

11.15 – 11.30  Questions to panel

11.30 – 11.50   Tea / Coffee Break


Living with CML – improving experience

11.50 – 12.10 What side effects do I need to know about and how can I manage them? Dr Dragana Milojkovic

12.10 – 12.30  Patient stories - living with CML

12.30 – 12.40 Your clinical nurse specialist, what do they offer? Alison Chatten

12.40 – 12.50  Community monitoring – the Leeds experience. Victoria Martin

12.50 – 1.00  CML Support  - for patients and carers. Sandy Craine

1.00 – 2.00  Lunch
  


Hot topics in CML

2.00 – 2.15  Update on clinical trials and new agents - Prof Mhairi Copland

2.15 – 2.35 Reducing or stopping treatment - who and when? - Prof Richard Clark
  
2.35 – 2.55      Psychological aspects of diagnosis and treatment – coping strategies for living well – Prof Alistair Duff / Dr Kate Rothwell 

Parallel sessions

3.00 – 3.30  Stem Cell Transplantation – when might this be needed? - Prof Mhairi Copland

3.00 – 3.30 Pregnancy and Fertility – Prof Jane Apperley

 

Closing
  

3.30 – 4.00  Conclusions: Case discussions, questions from the floor and panel discussion  

4.00    Close