Recorded Presentation - Treatment Decisions in the Management of Elderly or Comorbid Patients with CLL

This recorded webcast, with interactive Q&A and patient-physician video case studies, will address the challenges of treating older patients with CLL, assessing comorbidity, clinical efficacy data and safety/tolerability issues, and counseling patients regarding treatment or disease management options.

Target Audience

This webcast is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals who manage patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the challenges of treating older patients with CLL, including the types and frequency of comorbid conditions that may impact treatment goals and treatment options
  • Utilize available tools or scoring systems to assess comorbidity in individual patients
  • Discuss clinical efficacy data and safety/tolerability issues for currently available agents as well as investigational agents in CLL, with a focus on the older or “slow-go” patient population
  • Counsel patients regarding treatment or disease management options, including discussions of potential clinical trial participation, as appropriate
Additional information
Supporters: 

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Participation
  • 1.25 Nurse
  • 1.25 Pharmacist
  • 1.25 Physician
Course opens: 
12/12/2013
Course expires: 
10/31/2014
Cost:
$0.00

Douglas E. Gladstone, MD
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Participation
  • 1.25 Nurse
  • 1.25 Pharmacist
  • 1.25 Physician

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/12/2013
Course expires: 
10/31/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

To access this activity, users will need:

  • A device with an Internet connection and sound playback capability
  • Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video and audio playback
  • Adobe Reader for certificate viewing/printing