The Latest in AML Treatment Advances: Where We Are and Where We're Going with James Blachly, MD...

Event Description

You can attend this radio show online or via telephone. Register to obtain the online link and call-in number. 

Show Description

Progress in understanding AML and developing therapies that treat this blood cancer is occurring at an astounding pace. In this radio show, Dr. James Blachly, an AML expert from the James Comprehensive Cancer Center at Ohio State University shares a broad overview of the latest treatments for all stages of AML: precursor conditions like MDS, newly diagnosed AML and relapsed/refractory AML. Dr. Blachly will discuss combination therapies, new immunotherapies, new diagnostic technologies and new targeted treatments that are being used in the clinic today and in development in AML clinical trials. Dr. Blachly will simplify the significant work being performed all over the world by dedicated researchers who have the goal of finding a cure for all patients with AML.

Schedule & Agenda

02:00PM - 03:00PM
Welcome, announcements and introduction
Dr. Blachly shares a broad overview of the latest treatments for all stages of AML: precursor conditions like MDS, newly diagnosed AML and relapsed/refractory AML
Audience is able to call in to the radio show (515) 602-9728 to ask Dr. Blachly questions about what was discussed during our interview today.

Speakers & Moderators

The author James Blachly, MD
James Blachly, MD
Columbus, Ohio

Hematologist oncologist, Member of the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Internal Medicine at Ohio State University

The author Katie Braswell
Katie Braswell
Dallas, Texas

Katie joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Community Director for AML in 2021. She is a registered dietitian who previously worked at the VA hospital in Dallas, Texas where she coached veterans with blood cancer on how to use nutrition to improve their treatment outcomes and minimize cancer-related side effects. Katie is passionate about health education and patient empowerment. In her spare time, she loves to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen, spend time running outdoors and travel to new places.

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