Progress in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - prIME Oncology
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Progress in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Updates in Novel Agents and Combination Strategies

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Explore the options in current treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Experts highlight recent data and discuss the potential impact to your clinical practice. Don’t miss out!

Interactive Presentation

Interactive Presentation

Downloadable Slides

Downloadable Slides



0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Release Date

Release Date

Mar 15, 2019

Expiration Date

Mar 15, 2020

  • John Gribben, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSciBarts Cancer Institute
    London, United Kingdom
  • Arnon P. Kater, MD, PhDAcademic Medical Center
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Front-line treatment of CLL
  • CLL treatment second line and beyond

This educational activity is intended for hematologists, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals (all practicing outside of the United States) involved in the management of CLL.

After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss patient, treatment, and disease-related factors that influence treatment selection
  • Discuss key efficacy and safety clinical trial data on novel agents and combination therapies in CLL and their potential for incorporation into clinical practice
  • Utilize strategies for the identification of treatment-related adverse events

This educational activity is supported by a grant from AbbVie.

Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and prIME Oncology. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and prIME Oncology.

Disclosure Information

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in and receiving CME credit for this activity. In order to receive credit, participants must successfully complete the online activity evaluation. Your participation in this CME activity will be recorded in prIME Oncology’s database and in your My prIME account. You can download your certificate as needed. Technical requirements may be found under the Terms of Use.

Estimated time to complete activity: 45 minutes

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Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and prIME Oncology require instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high- quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interest related to the content of this activity:

Dr Gribben has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from AbbVie, Celgene Corporation, Gilead, Janssen, Pharmacyclics, and Roche. He has performed contracted research for Acerta, Celgene Corporation, and Janssen. He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.

Dr Kater has disclosed that he has received consulting fees from AbbVie, Genentech, Janssen, Roche, and Sunesis Pharma. He has received research funding from AbbVie, Celgene Corporation, Janssen, and Roche. He has agreed to disclose any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products referenced in his presentation.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine planners and managers have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Ronald Viggiani, MD (medical director) – worked on non–CME certified projects in the last 12 months supported by Pfizer

Briana Betz, PhD (scientific content manager) – worked on non–CME certified projects in the last 12 months supported by Helsinn Healthcare, ImmunoGen, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Novartis, Pfizer, and TG Therapeutics

Susan McKinney (editorial content reviewer) – no financial relationships

Disclosure Regarding Unlabeled Use

This activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration or European Medicines Agency. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product discussed for discussions of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.