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VEP Suttorp                

Treating pediatric Chronic Myeloid Leukemia - an update
Meinolf Suttorp, University Hospital Dresden, Germany 

  • Age specific incidence of CML
  • Value of adult scores in pediatric patients
  • Guidelines for the management of CML in children 
  • Compliance issues with pediatric patients
  • Side effects of TKI treatment in pediatric cohorts


VEP Mahon 





Stopping TKI therapy in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Francois-Xavier Mahon, Hospital University of Bordeaux, France 

  • What are the criteria for stopping treatment?
  • What is the definition of molecular relapse triggering re-treatment?
  • Is it safe to stop treatment?
  • Can we cure CML?

-- Virtual Education Program: 2015 Edition 


Presentations from a CML Opinion Leader Meeting

We are pleased to make available a new series of presentations from the COLT Meeting 2014, an annual CML Opinion Leader Training that took place in Adelaide (Australia). Modules currently featured include; high risk CML, optimizing therapy, front line therapy in CML chronic phase and new developments in CML - all presented by leaders in the field. 

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Dr David Ross            Dr Agnes Yong


Session 4: New developments in CML

  • Is CML a curable disease? 
    (Dr David Ross)
  • Transplant and immunotherapy in CML
    (Dr Agnes Yong)





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     A/Prof. Branford       Prof. Hughes





Session 3: High risk CML

  • Mechanisms of resistance to TKI therapy 
    (A/Prof. Susan Branford)
  • When frontline TKI therapy fails
    (Prof. Timothy Hughes)



Jorge Cortes 2013                     Prof. Jorge Cortes                             



    Session 2: Optimizing Therapy in CML

  • Evolution of frontline therapy in CML
  • Treatment outcomes for different time periods
  • Factors predicting optimal response
  • Treatment choices in CML including 2nd/3rd generation of TKI's
  • Risks and outcomes after treatment discontinuation 


Collage COLT module 2         Prof. Melo             Prof. Hughes     A/Prof. Branford


Session 1: Front line Therapy of CML-CP

  • Addressing key biological questions in CML 
    (Prof. Junia Melo)
  • Risk profiles, molecular targets, pharmacokinetics 
    (Prof. Timothy Hughes)
  • The importance of deep molecular response in CML patients 
    (A/Prof. Susan Branford)