This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie Company, and Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Supportive Care in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Sandra E. Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN®, ANP-C
The University of Arizona Cancer Center


CLL patients are at risk for developing complications such as autoimmunity, infections, and tumor lysis syndrome. Advanced practitioners need to understand these complications, including monitoring, preventive measures, and management strategies. This activity will provide the advanced practitioner with key takeaways needed to face the challenges in caring for CLL-related complications and ensure the best patient outcomes.



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