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In partnership with Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Society invites you to attend our informational CLL Patient Educational Forum. Featured speakers will present the basics of CLL diagnosis, early management, clinical trials, treatment options, patient perspectives, and tips to become an effective self-advocate.

Refreshments and a light breakfast will be provided. You are welcome to bring guests. Free self-parking is available in the Huntsman Cancer Institute parking terrace.

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Registration 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:00 a.m. – Noon

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Huntsman Cancer Institute
Research North Building, 6th Floor Auditorium
2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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8:00 am

The Early Journey: What is CLL?

Boyu Hu, MD

8:25 am

“Watch & Wait” Healthy Habits and Supplements

Natalie Turner, APRN

8:50 am

Frontline and Relapsed Treatment Options: Highlight on Oral Treatments

Harsh Shah, DO

9:15 am

New Treatments and Clinical Trials

Deborah Stephens, DO

9:40 am

Patient’s CAR-T and Clinical Trial Experiences

Kirk Hansen

10:00 am



10:20 am

Self-Advocacy: Testing and More

Patricia A. Koffman

10:35 am

Value of a Patient Support Group

Alan O. Melchior

10:45 am

Services of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Nicholas Chase

11:00 am

Panel Q & A

All presenters