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Select Topics in ALL: Molecular Characterization, Approaches to CNS Disease, and Post-remission Transplantation

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 General News J E 4
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VOORHEES, N.J., Feb. 1 Treating acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) can bring many challenges, particularly in the adult population. To optimally manage this disease in adult patients, healthcare professionals must understand and identify characteristics of high-risk disease, utilize best strategies for preventing central nervous system relapse, and recognize the important role of post-remission hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in ALL therapy.

To address the need for current education on adult ALL, Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC (RMEI) and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) are jointly sponsoring a complimentary continuing education virtual lecture entitled Select Topics in ALL: Molecular Characterization, Approaches to CNS Disease, and Post-remission Transplantation. This activity, which is certified for physicians, pharmacists, and registered nurses, is supported by an educational grant from Enzon Pharmaceuticals.

Faculty for this activity include the following experts in ALL: Charles A. Schiffer, MD, from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan; Cheryl L. Willman, MD, from the University of New Mexico Cancer Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Jorge Cortes, MD, from The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas; and Richard A. Larson, MD, from the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Healthcare professionals can visit http://cme.medscape.com/viewprogram/30629 to participate in this complimentary continuing education virtual lecture.

RMEI is a medical education company that specializes in independent, certified, and non-certified education. The goal of all certified RMEI educational offerings is to promote a spirit of lifelong learning and continuous professional development. RMEI works closely with medical experts to design activities that increase clinician competence in choosing appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies, leading to better outcomes for patients. These activities include national and international symposia, teleconferences, live meetings, enduring print materials, and interactive Internet programs.

For other educational opportunities, please visit www.RMEI.com.

SOURCE Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC
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