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29th July 2019

Newcastle Members Conference July 2019

Fifty members attended the fourth of this year’s four scheduled conferences. It was held at the Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.  The conference included a CLLSA update and member workshop. This involved attendees considering what members need from the CLLSA and feedback on the CLL Survey results. 

The conference opened with members sharing their honest and moving personal CLL journeys, starting with Bethan Cawley:

We then heard from Alice Scanlon and her husband Tony:

Marc Auckland presented a seminal piece of research conducted in partnership with Janssens Pharmaceuticals:

In the afternoon, Dr Scott Marshall gave his highly rated expert presentation on what is CLL, latest treatments and his personal insights. Scott’s presentation was followed by a question and answer session.

Many thanks to Leukaemia Care and Lymphoma Action for attending the meeting with their information.