Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells are made in the bone marrow. According to the National Cancer Institute 6,660 people will be diagnosed with CML this year.
In this webinar, Gail Sperling, MPH, CHES, Senior Manager of the Information Resource Center(IRC) at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) reviews how CML is diagnosed, the treatment options available, the monitoring of treatment response, side effects, and treatment adherence. Resources for additional information, emotional support, and financial support will also be provided.
Margaret Martin RD, MS, LDN, CDE Nutrition Educator at PearlPoint Cancer Support will also share tips and suggestions for managing the side effects of CML treatments.
Webinar recorded November 17, 2015.