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Practicalities managing CML – perspectives from around the world shared and discussed at the iCMLf Forum

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‘The iCMLf Forum is always a great opportunity to network. While meeting at the Forum the idea was born to run a clinical trial together with one of the iCMLf scientific advisors’ 
(Participant from India at the 2015 iCMLf Forum)

Over 80 physicians from 28 countries attended the 2015 iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions that took place at the

beginning of the Annu

al Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). The Forum – again organised in partnership with The Max Foundation – was opened by Professor Tim Hughes and moderated by patient advocate and the inaugural iCMLf ERSAP prize winner, Pat Garcia-Gonzalez (CEO of The Max Foundation).

iCMLf Forum 2014: Webstreams now available

Webstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2014 are now available to view. Presenters give the local perspectives on each topic followed by the iCMLf experts and discussion with the audience.iCMLf Forum Speakers NEW

  1. The initial diagnosis and long term monitoring of CML and the tests involved 
    Dr Amha Gebremedhin (Ethiopia) and Dr Michele Baccarani (Italy)
  2. Considerations when managing pregnancy 
    Dr Carla Boquimpani (Brazil) and Dr Jane Apperley (UK)
  3. The journey to therapy cessation
    Dr Alok Srivastava (India) and Dr Andreas Hochhaus (Germany)

iCMLf Forum 2013: Webstreams now availableiCMLf Forum 2013_Speaker

Webstreams of the presentations of the 2013 iCMLf Forum are now available to view.

1) Implementation of Quantitative PCR of p210 BCR-ABL fusion transcript for CML patients at Valdivia Hospital, Chile

2) Overcoming challenges treating CML: Best practice from Ghana

3) China standardisation project of BCR-ABL detection in CML - an efficient way for multi-centres to simultaneously derive and validate conversion factors

iCMLf Forum 2013 at ASH – sharing best practice to improve CML management in emerging regionsiCMLf Forum 2013 Audience

We are delighted that over 100 physicians from 21 countries attended this year´s iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Economic Regions. This annual event is held during the American Society of Hematology meeting.

On the 6th December 2013 physicians from the emerging regions, advisors from the iCMLf, members of the Max Foundation and industry partners met to share and discuss “Overcoming challenges treating CML with limited resources”.

DSC09076-100iCMLf Forum 2012: Webstreams of presentations 

Webstreams of the presentations of the 2012 iCMLf Forum are now available to view. See presentations from India, Paraguay and Sri Lanka.

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iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2012:

Over 100 physicians attended the 2012 annual 'iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Economic Regions'. Held during the annual American Society of Hematology meeting (ASH) and in partnership with the Max Foundation (MAX), this iCMLf Forum is an ideal opportunity for physicians from these regions to meet and discus the challenges they face treating CML in a resource limited setting.