February 2017 - February 28th is Rare Disease Day! Today organizations supporting rare diseases and patients all over the world raise awareness for rare diseases aiming to improve access to treatment and care for 300 millions of people affected by rare diseases.
The outcomes for patients with CML have improved significantly over the past years thanks to new treatment options available, but there is still a lot to do to grant equal access to appropriate treatment and monitoring for patients around the world, especially in emerging economic regions– one of the core objectives of the iCMLf.
Make sure to get involved using #RareDiseaseDay
February 2017 - Each year the International CML Foundation awards three prizes to recognise and reward outstanding achievements and contributions to the management and understanding of CML.
We are delighted to share the well-deserved 2017 prize recipients:
February 2017 - Webstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2016 are now available to view. This year's Forum focused on 'Managing the high risk CML patient'. Presenters give the local emerging regions perspectives on each topic followed iCMLf experts and a discussion with the audience.
January 2016 - Important CML news was presented at the 58th Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Diego. This included; data to help guide treatment discontinuation and TFR monitoring, Phase I results of a new tyrosine kinase inhibitor and new findings on the use of generics. We have compiled a selection of these CML highlights to assist you follow the latest scientific advancements in CML.
December 2016 - Contents overview:
December 2016 - With our mission to improve the outcomes for patients with CML globally, part of the iCMLf's mandate is to recognise and reward outstanding achievements and contributions to the management and understanding of CML around the world. To this end the iCMLf awards three prizes each year. We welcome your ideas and input to who should receive these prestigious awards in 2016.
Nominations for the 2017 iCMLf prizes are now closed. Expressions of interest for 2018 are welcome here.