Past Online Events, News and Media

In this section you will find a compilation of useful online events (webinars, recordings, video streams, video interviews, and other digital resources on COVID-19 and CLL) and publications from journals, magazines, newspapers and online publications about CLL and Coronavirus disease.

If you know about any online event or other publication that you consider worth publishing here, please let us know by sending us an email.

August 4, 2020

Navigating changes as shielding pauses

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 4/8/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

Webinar held on 4 August 2020 with leading haematologists Professor Chris Fegan, Professor Mhairi Copeland and Professor Mary Frances McMullin on how best to navigate these changes to the shielding guidance, and how to stay safe.

Please click here to watch the recording!

July 23, 2020

COVID-19 Webinar Part III: Addressing Telemedicine Now and in the Future

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 23/7/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

Topics discussed: Overview of telemedicine / Trends in telemedicine during COVID-19 and beyond /Risk stratification of COVID-19, lymphoma, and need for virtual care / Uses for telehealth / Maximizing telehealth care and hospital precautions for in person visits

Speakers: Ameet Doshi, MD, MBA (Lead Hospitalist for Telemedicine, HealthPartners) / Lori Leslie, MD (Director, indolent lymphoma and CLL research programs, Lymphoma Division, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian)

Please click here to watch the recording!

COVID-19: Implications for Patients With CLL

Live and interactive, CME-certified Webinar held on 6 July 2020 to gain expert opinion on the ongoing developments in providing optimal care for patients with CLL during COVID-19, and evolving research into countering COVID-19–associated inflammatory cytokine production.

Faculty presenter:
Nicole Lamanna, MD
Associate Attending
Leukemia Service
Director of CLL Program
Hematologic Malignancies Section
Department of Medicine
New York – Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

Agenda

  • COVID-19
    • Virology, immunology, and pathogenesis
    • Natural history and clinical presentation
    • Screening and diagnosis
    • Current medical management
  • Clinic/center preparedness
  • Management of the patient with CLL in the era of COVID-19
    • Active cancer treatment
    • Survivorship care
    • Telemedicine utilizations
  • Conduct of clinical trials in CLL
  • Clinical trials to reduce the production of inflammatory cytokines in patients with severe respiratory symptoms from COVID-19

 

Please click here to view and download the slides!

June 29, 2020

COVID-19 and Blood Cancer CLL treatment – a changing landscape

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 29/6/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

This UK CLL patients webinar was hosted by Leukaemia Care UK on 29 June, 2020 and provided the opportunity to ask the experts questions on chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and its current and future treatments. Attending experts: Prof. Anna Schuh, consultant haematologist, Chair of the NCRi CLL clinical research group and Director of Molecular Diagnostics at Oxford University; Dr David Allsup, Senior Lecturer in Haematology and CLL lead at Queens Centre for Oncology and Haematology at Castle Hill Hospital, Hull; and Helen Knight, CLL Nurse Specialist at Nottingham University Hospital.

Please click here to watch the recording!

June 25, 2020

COVID-19 – Leukaemia patients’ shielding update and Q&A – Northern Ireland

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 25/6/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

This webinar mainly addresses leukaemia patients living in Northern Ireland and their loved ones, and is hosted by Leukaemia Care UK. The webinar will update and summarise Northern Ireland’s government shielding guidance and support provision, including what this means to patients and their families as shielding evolves. The panel will discuss and answer questions, while exploring themes and challenges identified by patients. What is the impact on clinical care, health and well-being. How can patients remain vigilant and mitigate their risks as they navigate the relaxing of lock-down around them.

Note: Although this webinar is specifically tailored for leukaemia patients based in Northern Ireland, it can certainly also be helpful for patients from other regions of the world. The webinar aims at building confidence and providing information in order to mitigate risks as well as cope with their ongoing care during COVID-19.

Please click here to watch the recording.

June 23, 2020

COVID-19 – Leukaemia patients’ shielding update and Q&A – Wales

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 23/6/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

This webinar held on 23 June, 2020 mainly addresses Welsh leukaemia patients and their loved ones, and is hosted by Leukaemia Care UK. The webinar will update and summarise the Welsh government shielding guidance and support provision, including what this means to patients and their families as shielding evolves. The panel will discuss and answer questions, while exploring themes and challenges identified by patients. What is the impact on clinical care, health and well-being. How can patients remain vigilant and mitigate their risks as they navigate the relaxing of lock-down around them.

Note: Although this webinar is specifically tailored for leukaemia patients based in Wales, it can certainly also be helpful for patients from other regions of the world. The webinar aims at building confidence and providing information in order to mitigate risks as well as cope with their ongoing care during COVID-19.

Please click here to watch the recording.

June 25, 2020

COVID-19 – Leukaemia patients’ shielding update and Q&A – Northern Ireland

This webinar mainly addresses leukaemia patients living in Northern Ireland and their loved ones, and is hosted by Leukaemia Care UK. The webinar will update and summarise Northern Ireland’s government shielding guidance and support provision, including what this means to patients and their families as shielding evolves. The panel will discuss and answer questions, while exploring themes and challenges identified by patients. What is the impact on clinical care, health and well-being. How can patients remain vigilant and mitigate their risks as they navigate the relaxing of lock-down around them.

Note: Although this webinar is specifically tailored for leukaemia patients based in Northern Ireland, it can certainly also be helpful for patients from other regions of the world. The webinar aims at building confidence and providing information in order to mitigate risks as well as cope with their ongoing care during COVID-19.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 25, 2020
2:00 PM BST (London time)

Please, click here to watch the recording.

June 22, 2020

COVID-19 – Leukaemia patients’ shielding update and Q&A – England

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 22/6/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

This webinar held on June 22, 2020 mainly addresses UK leukaemia patients and their loved ones, and is hosted by Leukaemia Care UK. The webinar will update and summarise the England government shielding guidance and support provision, including what this means to patients and their families as shielding evolves. The panel will discuss and answer questions, while exploring themes and challenges identified by patients. What is the impact on clinical care, health and well-being. How can patients remain vigilant and mitigate their risks as they navigate the relaxing of lock-down around them.

Note: Although this webinar is specifically tailored for UK-based leukaemia patients, it can certainly also be helpful for patients from other regions of the world. The webinar aims at building confidence and providing information in order to mitigate risks as well as cope with their ongoing care during COVID-19.

Please click here to watch the recording.

June 18, 2020

The Fourth COVID-19 Virtual Community Meeting: Managing Re-entry

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 18/6/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

The CLL Society has facilitated a series of COVID-19 Virtual Community Meetings for CLL patients and caregivers to engage in a question-and-answer town hall format. The fourth webinar was on „Managing re-entry“.

Please click here to watch the recording!

June 5, 2020

After lockdown

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 5/6/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

Our French member SILLC has facilitated a video conference dedicated to the time after lockdown – Attention: the recording is in FRENCH language!

Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes.

Topics discussed: What about Lymphomas? / Resilience at the time of lockdown / Why is lockdown not so easy to live with? / Adjustments to legal and administrative aspects

Panellists: Pr Guillaume Cartron, Hematologist / Caroline Le Flour, Resilience Specialist / Dominique Thirry, Health lawyer / Charlotte Roffiaen, Moderator / Ariane Eberl Marty, Psychologist

Please click here to watch the recording.

May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Webinar Part II: Managing Concerns for Lymphoma Patients

On May 11, 2020 the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s (LRF) provided its second webinar on “Managing Concerns for Lymphoma Patients”.

Program: COVID-19 update for the lymphoma community / Impact on patient experience: Clinical Trials Status / Patient fears and stress response during crisis / Providing support and managing your own stress as a patient or caregiver / Exploring tips and strategies to manage stress

Please klick here to watch the recording!

 

May 7, 2020

COVID-19 and CLL – update for patients

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 7/5/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

Leukaemia Care hosted this webinar in collaboration with CLL Support.

Panellists: Dr Piers Patten, of Kings College London and Marc Auckland, Chair of Trustees at CLL Support and CLL patient.

Chair – Charlotte Martin, Leukaemia Care Advocacy Manager.

This webinar provided an opportunity for CLL patients to ask questions after experience of shielding. Resources and available information are shared to continue supporting CLL patients with shielding, along with updates on shielding, treatment and the long term where it is was possible.

Please click here to watch the recording.

May 12 2020

COVID-19 and Blood Cancer

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 12/5/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

On Tuesday 12th May, members of the Blood Cancer Alliance came together to discuss COVID-19 and blood cancer in this webinar. Catch up on the webinar and hear the top tips from our experts on keeping well during shielding.

Information in this video is correct as of date of recording: 12/05/2020.

Please click here to watch the recording.

March 19 2020

Coronavirus and What the Lymphoma Community Needs to Know

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 19/3/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

On March 19, the Lymphoma Research Foundation (USA) hosted a webinar on “Coronavirus and What the Lymphoma Community Needs to Know”.

Please click here to watch the recording.

April  30, 2020

Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 30/4/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

On April 30, the Lymphoma Research Foundation (USA) hosted a webinar entitled Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma that provided an overview of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL / SLL) and treatment options.

Program Topics: Overview of CLL/SLL / Current Treatment Options / New and Emerging Treatment Approaches / Clinical Trial Updates / Coping with Symptoms and Treatment Side Effects / Quality-of-Life Concerns / Questions and Answers Session

Please click here to watch the recording!

April 2, 2020

Hematological Diseases and COVID-19

Our French member SILLC has facilitated a video conference which aimed at answering COVID-19 related questions specific to CLL, lymphomas and myelomas – Attention: the recording is in FRENCH language!

THIS 3RD VIDEO CONFERENCE WAS RECORDED LIVE ON 2 APRIL 2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes.

Topics discussed:

  • How to better live the period of confinement with Karen KRAEUTER – Onco-psychologist
  • Medical questions to Doctors Dr Margaret MACRO and Sylvain CHOQUET
    Moderator for questions arriving online: Doctor Alexis TALBOT
  • Social and administrative questions to Dominique THIRRY – Health lawyer

Please, click here to watch the recording.

COVID-19 recommendations of haematologists for CLL and Waldenström patients

Our French member SILLC has published COVID-19 recommendations of haematologists for CLL and Waldenström patients

These recommendations were provided by FILO, the French Innovative Leukemia Organization.

The recommendations are primarily aimed at professionals; therefore, patients´ understanding and interpretation must be done with the utmost care. Questions should be discussed with the treating haematologist.

April 17, 2020

The Third COVID-19 Virtual Community Meeting

The CLL Society has facilitated a series of COVID-19 Virtual Community Meetings for CLL patients and caregivers to engage in a question-and-answer town hall format. Check out the past webinars!

Go to recording!

April 3, 2020

The Second COVID-19 Virtual Community Meeting

The CLL Society has facilitated a series of COVID-19 Virtual Community Meetings for CLL patients and caregivers to engage in a question-and-answer town hall format. Check out the past webinars!

Go to recording!

March 27, 2020

The First COVID-19 Virtual Community Meeting

The CLL Society has facilitated a series of COVID-19 Virtual Community Meetings for CLL patients and caregivers to engage in a question-and-answer town hall format. Check out the past webinars!

Go to recording!

March 8, 2020

Coronavirus and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Leukaemia Care UK has hosted a webinar focusing on the care of UK patients.

VIDEO RECORDED LIVE on 8/4/2020. INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF THIS DATE.

In the video we are joined by Professor Chris Fegan and CLL patient Nick York as they discuss and answer questions about how COVID-19 is affecting chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patients.

Go to recording!