Algorithms Journal of Hematology

How to Treat Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) with Dr. Jeff Sharman

How to Treat Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

In discussion with Dr. Jeff Sharman, about how to treat CLL. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia course has changed since we have started using BTK inhibitors. Dr. Sharman, director of hematology research at US Oncology Network and Director of Research at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute, was the first to ever give this medication here in the US. We discuss important nuances of CLL management with him, when to proceed with observation vs. treatment, when treating what BTKi to utilize, important side effects one has to keep in mind, and much more.

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Dr. Rahul

Dr. Rahul is a Chief of Medical Oncology, making up one-half of the ‘Oncology Brothers.’ He is a valued member of the Guthrie Corning Cancer Center, contributing his extensive knowledge of technology