The Chicago AYA Oncology Symposium: Breakthroughs in Treatment for Adolescents and Young Adults with Leukemia
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Learning Objectives and Target Audience
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify a rationale and mechanism for treating young adults with blood cancers in a specialized clinic;
- Examine new strategies for treatment of young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia including CAR T-cells and other new immunotherapeutic approaches;
- Define the importance and goals of survivorship for young adults with malignancies;
- Discuss insights into the unique challenges facing young adults with leukemia.
*Program agenda and speaker selection subject to change.
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Professor of Medicine
Director, Hematologic Malignancies Program
Anjuli Seth Nayak Professor in Leukemia
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Childhood Cancer Survivors Center
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