UAMS Experts Present Leukemia, Lymphoma ‘State of the Science’ Summit Oct. 13 in Little Rock

By Marty Trieschmann

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The meeting sponsored by Oncology Live is chaired by Muthu Veeraputhiran, M.D., medical oncologist and clinical program director of stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Presenters will include Akash Murkherjee, M.D., and Cesar Sanchez, M.D., both hematologist/oncologists at the Cancer Institute.

The meeting topics will include:

  • Treating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia with Bruton Tyrosine Kinase inhibitors
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma management
  • Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell treatment
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria treatment
  • Live Q&A


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