Understanding the Ins and Outs of Watch and Wait

November 28, 2018



An online audience of CLL patients and their care partners joined us of a webinar along with CLL Global Research Foundation  to learn all about the ins and outs of watch and wait.

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Monitoring CLL Progression: How Long Can Watch and Wait Last?

How long can watch and wait last for CLL patients, and can disease progression be prevented? Watch now as Dr. Philip Thompson and Dr. Jackie Broadway-Duren explain.

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Understanding Your CLL Diagnosis: What Tests Are Recommended to Figure Out Your Genetic Subtype?

How is the CLL genetic subtype identified after CLL diagnosis? Tune in as expert Dr. Philip Thompson explains what chromosomal abnormalities to look for, recommended tests and course of care.

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Patient Perspective: Ways to Stay Proactive During CLL Watch and Wait

CLL patient Cathy Hamilton shares ways others can become empowered and stay proactive during watch and wait. Listen as she explains her lifestyle changes after diagnosis, getting educated and more.

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What Are the Risks of Waiting to Start CLL Treatment?

Is there a price to pay for watch and wait? Will the disease proliferate over time? Watch now to hear an expert panel weigh the pros and cons of waiting to start treatment.

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How CLL Differs From Solid Tumor Cancers: An Expert Weighs the Risks and Benefits of Starting Treatment in Early Stages

Can starting CLL treatment sooner actually do more harm than good? Watch as CLL expert Dr. Philip Thompson explains why managing and treating CLL differs from other cancers.

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Recovering From the Shock of a Cancer Diagnosis: Understanding Acute vs. Chronic Conditions

What’s the difference between chronic and acute cancers? Watch now to hear CLL experts Dr. Philip Thompson and Dr. Jackie Broadway-Duren discuss the disease and course of care.

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A CLL Patient's Proactive Advice for Coping With Watch and Wait

What can CLL patients do to feel active in their care during watch and wait? Patient Cathy Hamilton shares her advice for feeling more in control and empowered during this stage of a patient’s life with CLL.

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Understanding the Ins and Outs of Watch and Wait

Many CLL patients wonder why, after being diagnosed with cancer, they aren’t being treated immediately. How can patients be proactive during watch and wait? How long does the watch and wait period last? Watch the full-length replay now to learn more from an expert panel.

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Host, Patient Power Co-Founder, CLL Patient and Advocate


Guests

Provided by CLL Global Research Foundation, which received support from AbbVie Inc., Gilead Sciences and TG Therapeutics.

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