Researchers & Healthcare Professionals

CML- Living with a Chronic Disease

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Date: April 17, 2013
CE Credit Available Until: December 14, 2014
Location: Virtual Lecture
Target Audience: Oncology nurses and social workers involved in the treatment of CML
Read: CML News Links (English and Spanish) | Program Slides | Diapositivas (Spanish program slides) | Transcript
Listen: Presentation | Q&A Session | Presentación y sesión de preguntas (Spanish audio) | Sesión de preguntas extendido (Spanish extended Q&A)
Access: Virtual Lecture  

Activity Purpose

To educate oncology nurses and social workers about chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) diagnosis and treatment

Educational Objectives

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

  • List current treatment options for CML patients
  • Describe CML therapies
  • List key elements of monitoring response to CML treatment
  • Explain the role of clinical trials in the advancement of CML treatment
  • Discuss quality of life issues for patients living with CML
  • Describe communication touch points among patients and healthcare providers


Jorge Cortes, MD
D.B. Lane Cancer Research Distinguished Professor for Leukemia Research
Deputy Chairman, Section Chief of AML & CML
Department of Leukemia
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Sponsors and Supporters

This program is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and supported by grants from Novartis Oncology.

last updated on Tuesday, February 18, 2014