Information Only-Progress in Treatment of Childhood Leukemia: A Clinician’s Historical Perspective

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Dr. Bowman will address progress in treatment of childhood leukemia. 

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the components of the “breakthrough” treatment (Total Therapy V), that gave hope for long term remissions in childhood leukemia;
2. Describe the clinical-laboratory partnership that led to the beginnings of cancer chemotherapy;
3. Discuss the early barriers to realizing the goal of cure for childhood leukemia;
4. Describe the major late effects of early treatment success and how they have been affected by recent clinical trials.
5. Define the most important factors influencing curability of childhood leukemia.

Speaker:
Paul Bowman, MD
Hematology/ Oncology
Cook Children's Medical Center

Target Audience:
The target audience for Grand Rounds includes physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals. 

To view the presentation, click the link below:
http://av.cookchildrens.org/media/bowman121515

Thank you for accessing Cook Children’s Video Grand Rounds. This presentation is for informational purposes only.  There is no CME credit for viewing this video.
 
Disclaimer:
This is an educational program designed to present scientific information and opinion to health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation. It does not provide advice regarding medical diagnosis or treatment for any individual case. It is not intended for use by the layman. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Cook Children's Health Care System. Mention of products or services does not constitute endorsement.
 
No endorsement or discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be presented unless previously disclosed.
 

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