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Medical Crossfire®: A New Dawn of T-Cell Engaging Immunotherapy: Improving Outcomes for Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Medical Crossfire®: A New Dawn of T-Cell Engaging Immunotherapy: Improving Outcomes for Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


25 September 2019

Crowne Plaza Rome – St. Peter’s
Via Aurelia Antica, 415
00165 Roma RM, Italy
Phone: +39 06 66420

Overview

This live Medical Crossfire® will feature a series of short presentations of the latest data covering advances in treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), followed by case presentations and expert panel discussions to place emerging treatment options into context. The emergence of T-cell engaging therapies to treat lymphomas and leukemias have created new opportunities in the treatment of relapsed/refractory ALL or ALL in remission with measurable residual disease (MRD). Bispecific T-cell engagers can redirect T-cells to exert cytotoxic activity against tumor cells, and have demonstrated efficacy in B-ALL. However, identifying in which patients and at which point in therapy these new agents should be used can be challenging, given rapidly emerging data and advances in strategies to monitor response to lines of therapy, such as MRD. In this engaging discussion-based symposium, key experts in the field of ALL treatment will challenge each other to apply the latest data to specific patient scenarios, and provide their perspective on how to apply MRD information to guide treatment planning, including the use of T-cell engaging therapies.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen Inc.

Target Audience:

This educational activity is intended for international 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 ALL are also invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Describe the biology of ALL in terms of biomarkers, testing strategies, and methods to stratify risk for patients with this hematologic malignancy.
  • Differentiate the role of T-cell engaging immunotherapy in MRD status in treatment decisions for patients with ALL.
  • Incorporate key findings from recent clinical trials concerning the use of T-cell engaging immunotherapy treatment strategies for patients with ALL in the frontline and relapsed/refractory settings into practice.
  • Discuss the recent evidence and clinical trials involving T-cell immunotherapies in other hematological malignancies.

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain an understanding of the latest data regarding the use of T-cell engaging therapies in the treatment of ALL.
  • Hear expert perspective on how and when to apply the latest advances in treatment for ALL.
  • Engage with leading experts in the treatment of ALL to challenge your treatment decision making in light of emerging options and novel data.

Program Chair

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

Registration

25 September 2019

Crowne Plaza Rome – St. Peter’s
Via Aurelia Antica, 415
00165 Roma RM, Italy
Phone: +39 06 66420

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