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ASH: Medical Crossfire®: Case Studies in AYA and Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – How the Experts Think and Treat

ASH: Medical Crossfire®: Case Studies in AYA and Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – How the Experts Think and Treat


Friday, December 6, 2019
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Lunch and Registration: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Orlando
Lunch: Plaza H, Convention Level
Meeting Room: Plaza H, Convention Level
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: (407) 284-1234

Overview

There remain unique treatment challenges among adolescent and young adult (AYA) and adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), including matching optimized front-line induction strategies to the patient, and the management of relapsed or refractory disease. Substantial advances in understanding ALL pathology, including evolving applications for cytogenetic and molecular abnormality characteristics, have allowed for the development and incorporation of novel targeted and immune strategies into the field in recent years. Similarly, advances in testing technologies’ sensitivity allows for improved risk stratification and monitoring of patients who receive treatment for these hematologic malignancies. Moreover, uses for minimal residual disease (MRD) assessment in clinical trials and patient management continue to expand. All of these advances have facilitated more personalized approaches that are now based on immunophenotypic, cytogenetic, and molecular features. Each of these patient- and tumor-specific features are considered now in state-of-the-art risk stratification and ALL treatment planning.

Medical Crossfire® provides an unparalleled educational format for experts and ALL care team members to engage in an exciting interchange of evidence-based viewpoints and practices facilitated by a case-based agenda grounded in real-world ALL care scenarios. The educational design of this format not only allows attendees access to renowned expert opinions, but also grants time for attendees to reflect on how they may clinically manage similar cases in the context of recent landmark evidence and evolving management paradigms. The focus of faculty discussion of these case scenarios is on factors that may impact risk stratification and treatment decision making; best practices to apply emerging treatment approaches in ALL treatment; and strategies to proactively plan for, and mitigate the impact on outcomes of, treatment-related toxicities.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain an understanding of recent evidence that allows you to optimize clinical decision-making for your patients with ALL
  • Hear from the experts on how they approach ALL cases you typically encounter in your clinical practice
  • Learn cutting-edge testing strategies, including evolving roles for MRD, in monitoring and treatment planning among patients with ALL
  • Compare your practices with those of the experts in caring for your adolescent and young adults, as well as other adult populations, with ALL

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Amgen Inc., Pfizer, Inc., and Takeda Oncology.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for hematologists, medical oncologists, and other healthcare professionals interested in the latest advances in the treatment of patients with ALL. Fellows, researchers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies are also invited to attend.

Learning Objectives

  • Outline risk stratification strategies in ALL to help develop appropriate treatment plans through cytogenetic and immunophenotypic studies
  • Evaluate the clinical utility of MRD assessment and how this may inform prognosis and treatment planning for AYA populations and adults with ALL
  • Define the role of emerging therapies for the management of ALL, including monoclonal antibodies, antibody conjugates, and CAR T-cell therapies
  • Recognize groups of patients who may be eligible for emerging ALL treatment approaches

Program Chair

Elias Jabbour
Elias Jabbour, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Leukemia
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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