Ask the Doctor: Dr. Richard Furman on the Latest Treatment Options for CLL/SLL

Dr. Richard Furman, MD

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) are cancers that affect the lymphocytes in the immune system. Essentially the same disease they are differentiated by the location in the body where they occur. CLL is found in the bloodstream, bone marrow, and sometimes the lymph node and spleen of patients, while SLL occurs in the lymph nodes of patients.

On Wednesday, September 21st at 6pm Director of the CLL Research Center, Dr. Richard Furman will give a presentation on currently available treatment options for patients with CLL/SLL. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. This presentation is part of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s (LRF) “Ask the Doctor” program designed specifically for people affected by lymphoma, and seeks to provide the latest information on treatment. Online registration is available here.

The program includes:

  • Overview and Treatment Options for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma – ( CLL / SLL )
  • Research Updates
  • Question and Answer Session

This program is free-of-charge and dinner will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Three Easy Ways to Register!

Call: 800-500-9976
Web: Click here

Author: lymphomaprogram

Located on the Upper East Side of New York City, the Lymphoma Program at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork Presbyterian Hospital is internationally recognized for our efforts to enable patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin disease and related disorders to have the best possible clinical outcome, including cure when possible.

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