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How Often Do I Need CLL Tests? with Nitin Jain, M.D
How Often Do I Need CLL Tests? with Nitin Jain, M.D image
Adult CLL Chapter
event Jul 30, 2024 / 05:00PM - 06:00PM EDT
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Event Description

What tests are needed to monitor your CLL? How often are you expected to have these tests completed? Find answers to these questions from CLL specialist Nitin Jain, M.D., from MD Anderson Cancer Institute in a free virtual webinar! If you cannot attend but have a question you would like to ask Dr. Jain, please email your question to Unable to attend? Register anyway and we'll send you the event's recording! 

Schedule & Agenda

The panelist Megan Heaps
5:00 PM
Megan Heaps

Megan introduces the agenda of the event and featured speaker Dr. Nitin Jain.

The panelist Nitin Jain, M.D.
5:05 PM
Nitin Jain, M.D.

Dr. Jain shares insight about how often patients can expect common CLL tests. 

The panelist Audience
Questions and Answers
5:35 PM

Type your questions in the chat, and Dr. Jain will answer them!

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Nitin Jain, M.D.
Nitin Jain, M.D.
Houston, TX

Nitin Jain, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) in Houston, Texas, USA. He earned his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India in 2002. He completed Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He then completed clinical fellowship in Leukemia at MDACC followed by a Leukemia research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He then pursued fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at The University of Chicago. He joined as a faculty in the Department of Leukemia at MDACC in July 2012. Dr. Jain treats patients with acute and chronic leukemias with focus of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Dr. Jain research interests focus on new drug development for patients with leukemia, especially CLL and ALL. Since 2021, he has also served as Director, Leukemia CAR-T Program within the Department of Leukemia, MDACC. Dr. Jain is Principal Investigator of several investigator-initiated phase I-II clinical trials. He has published papers in prominent journals and won many awards during his career.

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The panelist Megan Heaps
Megan Heaps

Megan joined HealthTree as the Program Manager for CLL in 2022. She is the daughter of a blood cancer patient and has found a passion for helping support patients and caregivers to advance research for their cure and improve their quality of life.

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