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Jorge Cortes 2013June 2020 - Please join us for the first in a series of conversations with renowned CML experts on managing CML during this pandemic. On June 24th Professor Jorge Cortes will be sharing his experience and perspectives.

An overview of CML in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic

Professor Jorge Cortes, Georgia Cancer Center, Augusta (USA)
June 24th at 15.00 Central European time (CET)

What will be discussed during the conversation with Professor Cortes?
During the 45 min webinar we will discuss the following questions:

  • An overview of our current knowledge
  • Advice for CML patients
  • Risk and prognosis for people with CML and COVID-19
  • CML therapy during the pandemic
  • Do TKI's have a protective effect or not?
  • Does interferon have a positive effect?

Can I ask questions during the webinar?
An important part of each conversation will be questions from the audience. You can submit your questions via chat during the webinar and Professor Cortes will answer your questions during a Q&A session.

At what time does the webinar take place in my time zone?
The webinar will be held from 15.00 – 15.45 Central European Time.

Times in other times zones:

  • ACST – Australian Central Standard Time: 22.30
  • BRT – Brazilian Time: 10.00
  • CAT – Central African Time: 15.00
  • CST – China Standard Time: 21.00
  • EAT – East Africa Time: 16.00
  • EST – Eastern Standard Time: 9.00
  • GMT – Greenwich Mean Time: 14.00
  • IST – Indian Standard Time: 18.30

Save to your calendar: iCMLf Webinar 1: Conversations on CML & COVID-19
If you click on time zone, you should be able to adapt to your local time zone.

How can I dial into the webinar?
Please join this meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone via the link below:

Meeting-ID: 891 6957 4560

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email to

I won’t be able to attend. Can I watch the webinar at a later time?
All webinars will also be made available on the COVID-19 Hub on the iCMLf website after the events.

In the next couple of weeks, we will be hosting three more conversations addressing key questions around CML and COVID-19. Watch out for news in the coming weeks.