People across the UK living with the most common form of adult leukaemia are celebrating today following NHS England's decision to remove the arbitrary clause on funding the treatment Ibrutinib following months of campaigning by the blood cancer community.
The meeting summary together with the videos and slides of the main presentations by Prof Chris Fegan and Dr Stephen Man are now available here
Prof Chris Fegan talked to “CLL treatment – who needs treatment and how do we move from where we are to cure?”
Dr Stephen Man talked about his research into T cells
The photo shows Olga Janssen Prof Chris Fegan and Dr Stephen Man on the roof of the venue 'We the curious' in Bristol.
CLL Support Association Conference – Bristol
The CLLSA has sent in a submission to NHS England (NHSE) in colaboration with Leukaemia Care.
The letter is attached below.
Living with a long-term incurable blood cancer presents many people with enormous physical and emotional pressures. We are grateful to Professor Tanya Byron for highlighting these issues in The Times.