CLLSA Videos

Clinical Trials

Wednesday 10th September 2014

Above video, With several new medicines being studied in CLL - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia - there are many trials becoming available today in the U.K. It could give you the chance of receiving tomorrow's medicine today. That was discussed at the 9th European Congress on Hematologic Malignancies in Lyon, France. One of the presenters was noted CLL expert Dr. Claire Dearden from the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute for Cancer Research in London.

 

Clinical Trials

Wednesday 10th September 2014

Above video, With several new medicines being studied in CLL - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia - there are many trials becoming available today in the U.K. It could give you the chance of receiving tomorrow's medicine today. That was discussed at the 9th European Congress on Hematologic Malignancies in Lyon, France. One of the presenters was noted CLL expert Dr. Claire Dearden from the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute for Cancer Research in London.

 

The Future

Wednesday 10th September 2014

In the above video  Dr Follows discusses how the new targeted therapies will require discipline and engagement by patients to ensure they take their medications to stay in remission. Longer term the research community is working towards novel none chemo combinations that may produce a durable MRD status, removing the need for continued medication, this could one day translate into a cure.

A Practical Guide for Newly Diagnosed CLL Patients and those close to them.

Tuesday 27th January 2015

In the above video Andy shares with us: What led to his CLL diagnosis, how he received the news, the conflicting message, how this impacted on Andy, his challenges living with symptoms while on watch and wait, understanding the concept, how it took time to be "reasonably comfortable" living with CLL & watch and wait and how if more information was made available to him earlier on it would have helped.

 

“Welcome to the Family”

Start Here - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

In the above video Derek shares with us: how he felt when he was diagnosed with CLL and his journey since then, how he copes living with 'watch and wait' and involving family, friends and doctors, his hopes for the future and his activities that keep him busy.

Complications

Wednesday 4th March 2015

In the above video Dr. George Follows discuses treatment choices and side effects.

Different drug combinations have different toxicity profiles, associated complications and efficacy. Requiring lengthy discussion between patients and their doctor and treatment at a centre experienced in their delivery and care of patients being treated with them. 

Q1) Many patients have heard about potential treatments such as “FCR” and “BR”, how do you choose which therapy they should receive?

The New CLL Treatment Landscape

Wednesday 4th March 2015


In the above video  Dr. Peter Hillmen shares CLL research highlights from the 2014 European Haematology Association (EHA) meeting in Milan. Dr. Hillmen discusses advances in oral CLL therapies, including ibrutinib (Imbruvica) and developing oral therapies idelalisib and ABT-199.