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Management of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia in Older Patients
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Target audience

This module is for medical practitioners who wish to learn about the SIOG guidelines for the management of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in elderly patients.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to understand:

  • The role of co-morbidity assessment, geriatric assessment and frailty screening in elderly patients with CLL.
  • The importance of prognostic factors in elderly patients with CLL.
  • The relevant predictive factors in elderly patients with CLL.
  • The initial treatment of elderly patients with CLL.
  • The treatment of elderly patients with recurrent CLL.

IT Requirements

This module requires the learner to have a good, stable internet connection and runs best on INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE, and MOZILLA FIREFOX on either Windows or MacOS. FLASH ADD ON is also required to run this module.

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Disclosure policy

ecancer and Dr Alessandra Ferrajoli, Professor of Medicine Leukaemia, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA have no actual or potential conflict of interest whatsoever which impinges on the making, peer reviewing and dissemination of this SIOG e-learning module which was made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceutical.


Production of this module was funded by the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and by an unrestricted grant from Janssen.