Recent 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.

May 12 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

The Blood Cancer Alliance webinar on The panel discuss the latest guidance and give top tips on keeping well during shielding

This was recorded on Tuesday 12th May at 4pm and can be watched on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/LeukaemiaCare/videos/242477067005955/

This webinar is hosted by the Blood Cancer Alliance, a coalition of charities supporting people living with blood cancer (including Leukaemia Care), to discuss COVID-19.

The panel includes clinical nurse specialist, psychologist, charity representatives and people living with different blood cancer types.

More detail on the Blood Cancer Alliance and our current members is available at: www.bloodcanceralliance.org

Please, click here to watch the recording.

March 19 2020

Coronavirus and What the Lymphoma Community Needs to Know

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

Please, click here to watch the recording.

April 2nd 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!

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