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Patient and Family Webinars

Rare blood cancer and bone marrow failure diseases are often difficult to diagnose and even harder to explain. AAMDSIF brings international experts to your computer, tablet or smartphone using language that is easy to understand in a convenient one hour format. We have hundreds of webinars available for you to watch at any time you want!

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Tue, 06/18/2024 - 1:00pm (EDT) Blood Transfusions and Iron Overload Webinar: Blood Transufsions and Iron Overload

Watch Past Webinar Recordings

Topic(s): Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Diseases, Bone Marrow Transplant

In this webinar, Dr. Michael Pulsipher from Children's Hospital Los Angeles will discuss pediatric bone marrow transplant and how to optimize the best outcomes for pediatric patients after transplant. Complications can arise after transplant and Dr. Pulsipher will discuss who to protect your child's health.

Topic(s): Bone Marrow Transplant

Costa Herbert, RN from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center discusses the transplant process so patients and caregivers can travel the transplant journey with knowledge and confidence. 

This webinar is presented in partnership with Be the Match. 

Topic(s): Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Dr Catherine Lai, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the challenges associated with treating MDS in older adults and what treatment options are available. 

Topic(s): Related Bone Marrow Failure Diseases and Malignancies

In this webinar, Dr. Daniel Weisdorf from the University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute will discuss what is a bone marrow transplant and the risks and benefits of a transplant for CLL patients.

Topic(s): Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Dr. Gail Roboz from Weill Cornell, discusses the advances in MDS and AML research that was reported at the annual conferences of two major hematology/oncology organizations this summer – the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the European Hematology Association (EHA).

Topic(s): Aplastic Anemia

During this webinar, Dr. Phillip Scheinberg from Hospital Sao Jose, Beneficencia Portuguesa de Sao Paolo in Brazil discusses the history of Aplastic Anemia - past, current and future thinking of the disease and treatment options.

Topic(s): Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Diseases, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

During this webinar, Dr. Michael Burke from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, will discuss refractory/relapsed AML, how it is diagnosed, affects on treatments and what this diagnosis means for patients. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Burke their questions.

Topic(s): Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Diseases

During this webinar, Dr. Michael Burke from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, will discuss refractory/relapsed AML, how it is diagnosed, affects on treatments and what this diagnosis means for patients. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Burke their questions.

Topic(s): Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

During this webinar, Dr. Pamela Becker from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and University of Washington School of Medicine discusses the history of MDS - past, current and future thinking of the disease and treatment options.

Topic(s): Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Dr. Marlise Luskin from Dana Farber Cancer Institute defines high-risk MDS versus low-risk MDS, impact for patients and what treatment options are available.

Topic(s): Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

During this webinar, Dr. Shyamala Navada from Tisch Cancer Institute discussesthe history of PNH - past, current and future thinking of the disease and treatment options. 

Topic(s): Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

In this webinar, Dr. Elie Traer from OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland, OR will discuss what is refractory/relapsed AML, how it is diagnosed, affects on treatments and what this diagnosis means for patients. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Traer their questions.

Topic(s): Bone Marrow Transplant

In this webinar, Dr. Saurabh Chhabra from The Cancer Center at Froedtert Hospital in Wisconsin will discuss the latest advances in preventing and treating graft-versus-host disease(GVHD). He will also provide a brief overview of GVHD.

Topic(s): Bone Marrow Transplant, Managing Your Treatment

Melhem Solh, M.D., is board certified in the subspecialties of medical oncology and hematology. Dr. Solh is a Northside Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant and Leukemia Program physician. In 2019, Dr. Solh was recognized as among Atlanta’s Top Doctors in his specialty by Castle Connolly.

In this webinar, Dr. Melhem Solh from The Blood and Marrow Transplant Group of Georgia will discuss what is GVHD, how it is diagnosed, signs and symptoms, treatment options and how patients can manage the diagnosis.

Topic(s): Bone Marrow Transplant

In this webinar, Dr. Melhem Solh from The Blood and Marrow Transplant Group of Georgia will discuss what is GVHD, how it is diagnosed, signs and symptoms, treatment options and how patients can manage the diagnosis.

Topic(s): Related Bone Marrow Failure Diseases and Malignancies

In this webinar, Dr. Jonathon Cohen from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University will discuss relapsed CLL- what causes patients to relapse and how to treat relapsed disease. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Cohen questions.

Topic(s): Related Bone Marrow Failure Diseases and Malignancies

In this webinar, Dr. Matthew Davids will discuss the advances in treating CLL. He will also provide a brief overview of the CLL diagnosis.

Topic(s): Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

In this webinar, Dr. Timothy Pardee from Wake Forest Baptist Health will discuss the challenges associated with treating AML in older adults and what treatment options are available.

Topic(s): Managing Your Treatment

In this webinar, Susan Berg from the Center for Shared Decision Making at Dartmouth - Hitchcock explain what is shared decision making and how patients/caregivers can work with their medical team to make decisions regarding their healthcare.

Topic(s): Related Bone Marrow Failure Diseases and Malignancies, Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Diseases, Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), Bone Marrow Transplant, Aplastic Anemia, Living Well with Bone Marrow Failure, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Managing Your Treatment, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

In the webinar, Dr. Casey O'Connell from USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center helps patients understand the most commonly used lab tests to diagnosis and monitor bone marrow failure diseases.

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