Certain patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) who take nilotinib daily may have achieved such deep remissions that they may be able to stop their treatment, according to a recent FDA decision When the targeted oral therapy, imatinib (Gleevec®) was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001, it revolutionized treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), turning an almost certain death sentence into a chronic disease for most patients who r...
The Georgia Virtual Blood Cancer Conference is Saturday!
The Georgia/South Carolina Region of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is proud to present this free VIRTUAL education event to blood cancer patients, survivors, family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals*. Experts in the areas of blood cancer research, treatment, and survivorship will present information on each topic. Our goal is to educate conference participants about treatment options, emerging therapies, management of survivorship issues and LLS resources.
*This is NOT a continuing education (CE) program