Annual Updates from ASH 2017: Practice Changing Abstracts
Learning Objectives and Target Audience
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Cite how understanding the biology of different types of leukemia has influenced treatment approaches;
- Describe next generation improvements in CAR T-cell therapies;
- Identify methods for integrating therapeutic advances into practice to improve current myeloma patient care;
- List current best practices in first and second line therapies for lymphoid malignancies;
- Name new technologies used for the treatment of hemophilia;
- Interpret how new scientific insights are informing the diagnosis and treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
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Professor of Medicine
Director, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program
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