Managing Resistance in Patients with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: Optimizing Treatment Decisions One Patient at a Time - priME Oncology
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Managing Resistance in Patients with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: Optimizing Treatment Decisions One Patient at a Time

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Managing Resistance in Patients with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: Optimizing Treatment Decisions One Patient at a Time

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Activity Overview

prIME Oncology invites you to view an interesting and informative monograph highlighting important advances, emerging therapeutic options, and key clinical data regarding the optimal management of patients with chronic-phase chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) and resistance to initial tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • BCR-ABL Kinase Domain Mutations
  • Therapeutic Options for Patients with TKI-Resistant CML
  • Management of Advanced CML
  • Predicting and Monitoring Response to TKI Therapy
  • Treatment Selection for TKI-Resistant CML
  • Managing Adverse Events in TKI Therapy
  • Concepts in Practice
  • References
  • Elias Jabbour, MDThe University of Texas
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas, United States
  • Giuseppe Saglio, MDUniversity of Turin
    Turin, Italy

Target Audience

This educational activity is specifically designed for practicing hematologists, medical oncologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with CML.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate recent clinical trial data focused on the treatment of patients with CML with resistance to TKIs
  • Utilize appropriate strategies for monitoring disease response in patients with CML to identify intolerance and resistance to standard therapies
  • Identify optimal strategies for selecting and sequencing therapy for patients with CML with disease progression following initial TKI therapy
  • Describe best practices for the identification and management of treatment-related adverse events in patients with relapsed CML to improve tolerability and quality of life
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Provider

This monograph is provided by prIME Oncology.

Support

This educational activity is supported by a grant from ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Activity Date

RELEASE DATE
May 28, 2015

EXPIRATION DATE
May 28, 2016