Leveraging Bruton Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for the Treatment of CLL/SLL: Seeking Improved Outcomes
Varsha Gandhi, PhD
Professor, Experimental Therapeutics Department Chair ad interim
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Beth Faiman PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN, FAAN
Member, Population and Cancer Prevention Program, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
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- Describe the potential role of BTK inhibitors in high-risk patients with CLL/SLL
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Anthony Mato, MD, MSCE
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York City, NY
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