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Blood cancers are complex and multifaceted diseases, requiring knowledge by healthcare professionals on the array of diagnostic tests, treatment therapies, and survivorship issues. The LLS Podcast Series for Professionals provides up to date and accurate information on diagnosis, treatment and survivorship to educate HCPs treating patients with blood cancer. Listen in as we speak with experts who will guide us in understanding these topics, as well as address the importance of clinical trials, side effects management, and other concerns.

Treating Blood Cancers The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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    • 4.7 • 11 Ratings

Blood cancers are complex and multifaceted diseases, requiring knowledge by healthcare professionals on the array of diagnostic tests, treatment therapies, and survivorship issues. The LLS Podcast Series for Professionals provides up to date and accurate information on diagnosis, treatment and survivorship to educate HCPs treating patients with blood cancer. Listen in as we speak with experts who will guide us in understanding these topics, as well as address the importance of clinical trials, side effects management, and other concerns.

    CAR T-cell Therapy in 2024

    CAR T-cell Therapy in 2024

    Michael Tees, MD, MPH, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, Denver, CO

























    Recorded on March 12, 2024











    Michael Tees, MD, MPH

    Director, Lymphoma Program

    Lymphoma Executive Committee Member, Sarah Cannon Research Institute

    Associate Member, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

    Denver, CO









    Join Dr. Michael Tees from the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, as he discusses

    Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy in 2024. Dr. Tees provides an overview of immunotherapy and approved indications, how to discuss treatment options with your patients, what to consider when referring patients for CAR T-cell therapy, how to prepare patients, and educating patients and caregivers about toxicity management. He also provides insight into the limitations of CAR-T therapy, as well as future directions. Tune in to this informative episode today to learn more!













    This episode is supported by Bristol Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson|Legend Biotech, Kite, a Gilead Company, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

    • 29 min
    Supporting Healthcare Professionals to Reduce Burnout

    Supporting Healthcare Professionals to Reduce Burnout

    Alfred Lee, MD, PhD, Yale University, New Haven, CT

























    Recorded on February 22, 2024











    Alfred Lee, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

    Program Director, Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship

    Chief, Division of Classical Hematology, Yale Cancer Center

    Yale University

    New Haven, CT









    Join us for this important and engaging episode, as Dr. Alfred Lee from Yale University addresses stress and burnout in healthcare professionals. While reflecting on his personal experience, Dr. Lee discusses warning signs, symptoms, risk factors, and strategies and resources to help reduce and prevent burnout. Tune in today!

    • 28 min
    Creating a Roadmap for Adult Survivorship Care

    Creating a Roadmap for Adult Survivorship Care

    Meghna Ailawadhi, M.B.B.S., M.D., Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

























    Recorded on December 7, 2023











    Meghna Ailawadhi, M.B.B.S., M.D.

    Cancer Survivorship Consultant, Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Department of Hematology/Oncology

    Mayo Clinic

    Jacksonville, FL









    In this episode, Dr. Meghna Ailawadhi from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL joins us for a conversation on survivorship care for adults. Dr. Ailawadhi discusses the importance of shared decision-making and coordination with primary care, including strategies to support adherence. She also provides an overview of disparities and challenges in survivorship care, as well as education and support resources for healthcare professionals and survivors. Learn more by listening today!













    This episode is supported by Bristol Myers Squibb; Genentech, Inc. & Biogen; Merck & Co. Inc.

    • 26 min
    Highlights from attending the 2023 ASH Annual Meeting

    Highlights from attending the 2023 ASH Annual Meeting

    Lee Greenberger, PhD, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Rye Brook, NY

























    Recorded on December 19, 2023









    Lee Greenberger, PhD

    Chief Scientific Officer and SVP

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    Rye Brook, NY









    Lee Greenberger, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, returns to discuss highlights from the 65th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in December 2023, including updates on blood cancer research, treatment, and clinical trials in leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS, and MPNs. Tune in to this informative update today!

    • 32 min
    A Conversation on Transplantation

    A Conversation on Transplantation

    Jeffery Auletta, MD, National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be the Match®















    Recorded on November 30, 2023







    Jeffery Auletta, MD

    Senior Vice President, Patient Outcomes and Experience

    National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®



    Chief Scientific Director

    CIBMTR® (Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research®)

    National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®





    Join us as Dr. Jeffery Auletta from the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be the Match® reflects on the history, advances, and future of transplantation to treat blood cancers. Dr. Auletta also shares insights on disparities and barriers to receiving a transplant, expanding access, and how healthcare professionals can support patients through transplantation. Tune in to this engaging episode today!

    • 31 min
    Addressing Barriers & Disparities for Hispanic/Latinx Blood Cancer Survivors Throughout the Care Journey

    Addressing Barriers & Disparities for Hispanic/Latinx Blood Cancer Survivors Throughout the Care Journey

    Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, MS, Laura Ortiz-Ravick, MA, Kristina Lopez, LCSW















    Recorded on November 3, 2023













    Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, MS Chief of Hematologic MalignanciesDirector of Oncology ResearchMount Sinai Medical CenterAdjunct Professor of Medicine Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Miami Beach, FL











    Laura Ortiz-Ravick, MADirector, Outreach and Health Promotion The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Rye Brook, NY











    Kristina Lopez, LCSWInformation Specialist The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Rye Brook, NY













    Join us for this special episode, recorded live from the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Disparities in Cancer Care Summit. Guest host, Kristina Lopez, LCSW and Information Specialist at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, speaks with Dr. Jacqueline Barrientos from Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Laura Ortiz-Ravick, Director of Outreach and Health Promotion at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society about barriers and disparities within the Hispanic and Latinx communities when navigating the cancer journey. Learn more by tuning in here!

    • 26 min

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