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Clinical trials

Careful studies done by doctors to test new drugs or treatments, or new uses for approved drugs or treatments. The goal of clinical trials for blood cancers is to improve treatment and quality of life and to find cures.

Epigenetic Change

Any change that alters gene activity without changing the DNA sequence. Many types of epigenetic changes have been identified. While epigenetic changes are natural and essential to many of the body's functions, certain epigenetic changes can cause major adverse health effects, including cancer. Drugs that target specific epigenetic changes - for example, the histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor vorinostat (Zolinza® )- are approved to treat some blood cancers and are being studied in clinical trials for treatment of other blood cancers

The Caregiver’s Journey

We invite you to learn more about finding support for caregivers, exploring the emotions caregivers experience, and ways for caregivers to care for themselves.

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Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma:

What to Know about this Rare Cancer, Treatment Options, and Working with the Healthcare Team
Presented by CancerCoachLive

March 9, 2020

Video will be available soon.

  Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCLs) are uncommon and aggressive types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that develop in mature white blood cells called “T cells” and “natural killer,” or NK, cells. This educational program featured clinical specialists, advocates, ...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL): What Are My Treatment Options?

May 21, 2020

Topics Covered We invite you to learn more about: Treatment options for CLL Side-effects management Ways to effectively communicate with your healthcare team about quality-of-life issues
  Speaker Jennifer Woyach, MD
Associate Professor
Section Head, CLL and Hairy Cell Leukemia
Associate Division Director for Clinical Research
Division of Hematology
Department of Internal Medicine
The Ohio S ...

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Tennessee Chapter Board of Trustees 2018-2019

CHAIR Charles H. Williamson
Partner, Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis, LLP VICE-CHAIR LeAnne Constantine
Realtor, Principal Broker, ABR, SRES, SFR SECRETARY/TREASURER Robert Petree
Employee Benefit Consultant, Brown & Brown Insurance Tennessee BOARD OF TRUSTEES Beth Besch - Realtor, eXp Realty, LLC Louise Bryan - Admissions Evaluator, Vanderbilt University Phil Bolger - Principal, Ph2 Enterpris ...

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Fatigue & Stress Management Education Event

Please join us for a free educational program for patients, caregivers, and the community! Fatigue & Stress Management Presented by Holly M. Wall, RN, MSN, ACNP
Takeda Clinical Nurse Educator Date: December 13, 2016
Time: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Location: Brandywine Hundred Library, Multi-Purpose Room B Living with blood cancers can make managing stress and fatigue seem almost unrealistic. But the reality is that stress management is very important when yo ...

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Clinical trials

Careful studies done by doctors to test new drugs or treatments, or new uses for approved drugs or treatments. The goal of clinical trials for blood cancers is to improve treatment and quality of life and to find cures.

Epigenetic Change

Any change that alters gene activity without changing the DNA sequence. Many types of epigenetic changes have been identified. While epigenetic changes are natural and essential to many of the body's functions, certain epigenetic changes can cause major adverse health effects, including cancer. Drugs that target specific epigenetic changes - for example, the histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor vorinostat (Zolinza® )- are approved to treat some blood cancers and are being studied in clinical trials for treatment of other blood cancers