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The iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Economic Regions 

The iCMLf Forum, held annually, is a partnership project between the iCMLf and The Max Foundation. The aim of the meeting is to focus on the challenges faced  by physicians in emerging economic regions, where resources are often limited, and to share the work and initiatives implemented to overcome these. The iCMLf Forum showcases specific topics relevant to these regions, highlighting local projects that enhance CML patient management. 

 

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REMINDER: iCMLf Forum at ASH on Dec 9:
First results of - Next big Challenges survey

What are the next big challenges in CML? What are the most promising new approaches? What brings us closer to a cure for CML? These are challenging questions and finding a cure for CML is complex. However, we want to address exactly this.

Do you want to help shape the discussion? Then join our speakers and panellists of renowned CML experts for the iCMLf Forum at ASH on December 9th. Details of the program can be found below. Please register ASAP by emailing arlene@cml-foundation.org as we do need to confirm numbers this week.

Even if you cannot attend the meeting in person you can still help. Participate in the survey to let us know the research questions you believe need to be answered to move us closer to a cure for CML.

Have a look at the first answers here...

iCMLf Forum 2019: Webstreams now available

Tim Hughes 2019 iCMLf ForumWebstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2019 presented in partnership with The Max Foundation are now available to view. This year's Forum focused again on overcoming challenges in managing CML, featuring practical discussions with CML experts. CML experts gave the global perspective followed by local emerging regions perspectives from The Russian Federation and Brazil and a discussion with the audience. 

Topics include:

  1. Perspectives on the future of CML 
    Professor Jorge Cortes (USA)
  2. Modelling responses when testing less frequently than monthly
    Associate Professor Susan Branford (Australia) 
  3. Re-evaluating TKI use in pregnancy in 2019
    Dr Ekaterina Chelysheva (Russian Federation) and Dr Carla Boquimpani (Brazil)

Collage AORTIC 2019First iCMLf Forum for African Physicians treating CML
Overcoming the challengs of treating CML in Africa

Webstreams of the presentations from the first iCMLf Forum for African Physicians treating CML that took place on November 6th 2019 in Maputo (Mozambique) are now available to view. This first iCMLf Forum in Africa was presented in partnership with The Max Foundation and focused on overcoming the challenges of treating CML in Africa with perspectives from Tanzania, Ghana, Botswana and Nigeria.

Topics include:

  1. Monitoring CML in a low resource setting
    Dr Oliver Henke (Tanzania)
    Dr Amma Benneh-Akwasi Kuma (Ghana)
  2. Responsible management in the era of five TKIs
    Professor Tim Hughes (Australia) 
    Dr Anthony Oyekunle (Nigeria/Botswana)

iCMLf Forum 2018: Webstreams now available

iCMLf Forum 2018 Hughes 1Webstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2018 are now available to view. This year's Forum focused again on overcoming challenges treating CML featuring practical discussions with CML experts. CML experts gave the global perspective followed by local emerging regions perspectives from Ghana and Thailand and a discussion with the audience. 

Topics include:

  1. Perspectives on treating CML in pregnant patients 
    Professor Dragana Milojkovic (UK) and Dr Amma Benneh-Akwasi Kuma (Ghana) 
  2. Perspectives on treating CML in pediatric patients
    Professor Meinolf Suttorp (Germany) 
  3. Perspectives on adherence during TKI therapy
    Professor Saengsuree Jootar (Thailand)

iCMLf Forum 2017 Webstreams 

iCMLf Forum Round tablesWebstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2017 are now available to view. This year's Forum focused on 'Perspectives on the management of CML'. iCMLf experts gave the global perspective followed by local emerging regions perspectives from Russia and Brazil and a discussion with the audience. 
A new highlight this year was the ‘Meet the expert’ session with small group discussions on the management of TKI’s exclusively for physicians from the emerging regions.

Topics include:

  1. Perspectives on Molecular Monitoring for CML 
    Associate Professor Susan Branford (Australia) and Dr Elza Lomaia (Russia) 
  2. Perspectives on Treatment Free Remission
    Professor Susanne Saußele (Germany) and Dr Katia Pagnano (Brazil)