Acute Leukemia in Older Patients

This ASCO University® course is designed to provide instruction on the unique treatment and management issues relating to the care of older patients with acute leukemia. Two case studies, presented by expert faculty, are presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify patient-specific characteristics that influence clinical outcomes for older adults with AML
  • Identify AML-specific characteristics that influence clinical outcomes for older adults with AML
  • Define an algorithm for guiding treatment decisions for older adults with newly diagnosed AML

CME Credit is available for this course.

ACGME Competencies Addressed: Medical Knowledge, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism

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