The iCMLf is a charitable foundation established by a group of hematologists with a strong interest in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML). The mission of the iCMLf is to improve the outcomes for patients with CML globally. It aims to foster and coordinate global clinical and research collaborations and to improve clinical practice and disease monitoring in CML. Scientific advisors and national representatives spanning over 30 countries provide guidance and advice to further the aims of the iCMLf. Read more here.
This year´s iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Economic Regions will be held from 4-6pm on December 6th during the American Society of Hematology meeting (ASH) in New Orleans. The meeting provides a unique opportunity for physicians from these regions to share and discuss best practice in a resource limited setting.
The 15th International Conference on CML: Biology and Therapy took place in Estoril,
Portugal, from September 26-29, 2013. This leading international CML meeting was again co-sponsored by the iCMLf and the European School of Haematology (ESH). The conference being chaired by John M Goldman (UK), J. Cortes and Timothy P. Hughes (Australia) again focused on the latest up-dates on biology and clinical research and current therapeutic approaches.
iCMLf awards 2013 Rowley Prize to Professor Connie Eaves
On Sept 26, at the start of the International CML Conference, the iCMLf awarded the 2013
The Annual Report 2013 features the iCMLf activities from Sept. 1st 2012 to August 31st 2013. It is available for download now. Read more to see the topics covered.
ERSAP Clinical Preceptorship Program 2014 open for applications
The Emerging Regions Support and Partnership (ERSAP) Clinical Preceptorship Program 2014 is now open for applications. The intention of this educational program is to enhance the knowledge of physicians treating patients with CML in emerging regions. Preceptorships combine practical experience, one-to-one tuition, seminars and laboratory work.
World CML Day on 22nd September raises public awareness about the needs of patients living with CML. Following the motto "all united, all unique", World CML Day reminds us that a close collaboration between scientists, clinicians and patient organisations is key to improving the outcomes for patients with CML around the world.
The iCMLf invites physicians from emerging economic regions to submit abstracts outlining the successful implementation of projects that have improved their management of CML. Selected abstracts will be awarded an iCMLf grant of up to US$5,000 and be presented at the 2013 iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions.
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