Duke Debates: Controversies in the Management of Patients With Hematologic Malignancies (Duke Debates)

Venue: The Grove Park Inn Resort

Location: 290 Macon Ave., North Carolina, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 29, 2011 End Date/Time: May 01, 2011
Registration Date: Apr 29, 2011
Early Registration Date: Apr 28, 2011
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Description

The Duke Debates: Controversies in the Management of Patients With Hematologic Malignancies symposium provides a unique opportunity for medical oncologists, hematologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals to obtain practical updates and expert views on management of and controversies in hematologic malignancies in order to increase knowledge and apply new data to practice.

Topics include:

* Simultaneous sessions in acute myeloid leukemia
* Therapy of elderly patients, timing of transplant, and cognitive changes from therapy
* Insights into classification, diagnosis, and prognosis
* Debates on current issues
* Role of active therapy in secondary leukemia
* Splenectomy versus thrombopoietic agents in immune thrombocytopenic purpura
* First- versus second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors as induction therapy for chronic myeloid leukemia
* New induction regimens for indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma
* Role of maintenance therapy following transplant in multiple myeloma

Venue

290 Macon Ave.
North Carolina
United States
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Additional Information

Free prior to January 14, 2011