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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL): Understanding Diagnosis & Treatment for Adults

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Date: January 14, 2014
CE Credit Available Until: November 6, 2015
Location: Virtual Lecture
Target Audience: Oncology nurses and social workers involved in the treatment of adults with ALL.
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Virtual Lecture

Activity Purpose

To educate oncology nurses and social workers about diagnosis and treatment for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain how ALL is diagnosed
  • Discuss the importance of risk assessment when developing a treatment plan
  • Identify current and emerging treatment options
  • Describe the role of clinical trials in the continuing improvement of adult ALL treatment options
  • Explain the importance of patient-provider open communication


Dan Douer, MD
Attending Physician
Leukemia Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Sponsors and Supporters

This program is presented by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and sponsored by Amgen.

last updated on Thursday, February 05, 2015