"Today, together, more than ever"

22 September 2020 / WorldCMLDay

 

Activities

Amal Morocco

Amal Morocco

On the occasion of World CML Day, our member in Morocco, Amal Association, distributed liquid soap and medical masks for patients and their facilities in public hospitals.
Thank you to all members of the office of Amal Association and all the volunteers in Marrakesh who did the operation while respecting all safety instructions and social distancing rules!
#WCMLDay20 #TodayTogether #MoreThanEver #ForALifeWithoutCML

Spain Pacientes LMC

Spain Pacientes LMC

The Spanish CML patients group Pacientes LMC developed an online survey to collect the CML patients’ perspectives and experiences when talking with the hematologist about their leukemia and its possible causes.

On the occasion of World CML Day 2020, results were presented online.

You can find a summary here: https://bit.ly/2FYOqUk

 

Australia Leukaemia Foundation

Australia Leukaemia Foundation

The Australian organisation Leukaemia Foundation was proud to bring us a free, live webinar featuring CML expert Tim Hughes.

Professor Tim Hughes – Haematologist, Blood Cancer Taskforce Member, International CML expert. Topics:

  • CML overview
  • Blood Cancer Taskforce
  • Current CML treatment
  • TKI treatment
  • ICMLF theme of ‘life without CML’.

There will be opportunities to ask Tim questions in this interactive webinar.

Please register to ensure you receive updates and notifications about the event: https://www.leukaemia.org.au/events/world-cml-day-webinar/
MaxCare Nigeria

MaxCare Nigeria

The CML patient organization, Maxcare Nigeria in conjunction with Leukaemia CarePlus Initiative hosted an online forum with physicians and patients to celebrate World CML Day 2020.

Date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020, Time: 3pm (GMT+1).

Spain Aelemic

Spain Aelemic

Aelemic celebrated the V National Congress of Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, which took place virtually from October 1 to 2, 2020 with the participation of key experts in CML and our Head of Communications and Programme Manager Celia Marín.

Discussed topics were the role of mutation testing in CML patients, new treatments and optimizations, cardiovascular events in CML patients and main challenges and needs for CML patients worldwide.

You can watch the Congress online visiting the following webpage: Aelemic V National CML Congress

Henzo Kenya

Henzo Kenya

In Kenya, the CML patient organisation HENZO held a CML Education Day 2020 webinar including topics such as: What is CML, its presentation, Diagnosing, Monitoring and Treatment. Nutritional priorities in CML. Physical Therapy Techniques in CML. Psycho-social Support in CML. Role of Caregiver in effective Therapy.

Date: 22/9/2020
Time: 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Germany

Germany

Leukaemie-Online.de and the German CML Alliance for CML patients and relatives held a webinar on 22.9.2020 at 17:00-18:30 PM CET. It was hosted by our co-founder and leader of this Germany CML patient organisation Jan Geisler, with the participation of the CML expert Prof. Andreas Hochhaus from the University Hospital Jena. Interesting topics in the agenda such as the current state of CML therapy and the milestones for successful CML therapy.