Critical Advances in CLL: Building on Recent Progress for Community Practices

Join us online for a live 1-hour CME/CE/CPE-certified expert-led workshop on the optimal management of patients with treatment-naive and relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.


  • Overview of Our Evolving Understanding of the Genetics/Pathogenesis of CLL
  • Interclass and Intraclass Agent Review and Comparisons of Current and Emerging Agents in CLL Management
  • Case-Based Management of Patients With Treatment-Naive CLL
  • Best Practices and Emerging Therapies for Patients With Relapsed/Refractory CLL


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Program Director
Farrukh Awan, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Director of Lymphoid Malignancies Program

Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Program Director
Ian Flinn, MD

Director, Lymphoma Research Program
Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Nashville, Tennessee

John Allan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

John Burke, MD

Associate Chair
US Oncology Hematology Research Program
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
Aurora, Colorado

Brian Hill, MD

Director, Lymphoid Malignancies Program
Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

John Renshaw, MD

Hematologist-Medical Oncologist
Texas Oncology
San Antonio, Texas

Satish Shanbhag, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Consultant, Cancer Specialists of North Florida
Core faculty, OPMC Hem/Onc Fellowship Program

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve and accelerate the awareness, understanding, and integration of current and emerging best practices in the treatment of CLL.

Target Audience
This program is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers who treat and manage patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze the efficacy and safety of treatment options as well as molecular features of CLL and patient characteristics/preferences to aid in the successful delivery of individualized therapy to patients with newly diagnosed and relapsed/refractory CLL
  • Consider optimal treatment for newly diagnosed and relapsed/refractory CLL based on the available clinical data, guidelines, and expert recommendations
  • Plan treatment strategies that sequence targeted agents to optimize patient outcomes and quality of life
  • Manage adverse events associated with treatment approaches for CLL to ensure treatment compliance as well as improved clinical outcomes and quality of life
  • Evaluate promising approved and investigational agents and combination regimens in CLL, including efficacy, unique toxicities, and other practical management considerations


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
CCO designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Live Meeting Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-20-044-L01-P

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.