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Treating Amyloidosis with Sascha Tuchman, MD, University of North Carolina
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HealthTree Podcast for Multiple Myeloma
event May 14, 2021 / 11:00AM - 12:00PM MDT

Event Description

Sascha Tuchman, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Interview Date: May 14, 2021

Light chain Amyloidosis (also called AL Amyloidosis) is a condition that can occur in addition to multiple myeloma. Learn more in this informative show from Dr. Sascha Tuchman of the University of North Carolina about the signs and symptoms, how amyloidosis is diagnosed, how it should be treated and the clinical trials that are running for amyloidosis patients. All AL amyloidosis physicians are myeloma experts, but not all myeloma experts are amyloidosis physicians. Just one more reason to have a qualified expert on your care team! 

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Schedule & Agenda

Dr. Sascha Tuchman & Jenny Ahlstrom

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Dr. Sascha Tuchman
Dr. Sascha Tuchman

Dr. Tuchman is a board-certified medical oncologist and divides his time between clinical care and clinical research. He studies and treats all forms of plasma cell disorders but has a special research interest in amyloidosis, and in managing older, frail patients with multiple myeloma. He has years of experience in managing patients and leading research efforts in these disorders, and he directs the multiple myeloma and amyloidosis program at UNC. As part of that role, he mentors the research and career development of trainees who have an interest in myeloma and related conditions. Outside UNC, Dr. Tuchman sits on expert groups that design research in and formulate guidelines for managing plasma cell disorders, such as the International Myeloma Working Group, the International Society for Amyloidosis, and the multiple myeloma committee in the Alliance cooperative cancer research group. When not at work, he enjoys playing ice hockey, cycling, playing music, studying languages, reading history, and spending time with his family including his wife and three sons.

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The panelist Jennifer Ahlstrom
Jennifer Ahlstrom

Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical research. Founder of the HealthTree Foundation.

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