Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Update

Dr. Doured Daghistani provides an update on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and the long-term effects of treatment.

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons, Pediatric Neurologists, Neonatologists, Infectious Disease Pediatricians, Pediatric Endocrinologists, Pediatric Pulmonologists, ED Physicians, Family Physicians, General Internists, Pediatric Plastic Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists and other interested healthcare practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify long-term effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment, and follow protocols to minimize acute and late toxicities.
  • Advise patients and family members on current treatment of ALL, taking into consideration the efficacy and toxicity management of current protocols.
  • Describe current survivorship statistics in pediatric ALL by utilizing the response and relapse criteria.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Nguyen, K., Devidas, M., Cheng, S. C., La, M., Raetz, E. A., Carroll, W. L., ... & Loh, M. L. (2008). Factors influencing survival after relapse from acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a Children's Oncology Group study. Leukemia, 22(12), 2142.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABP MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
02/01/2019
Course expires: 
10/31/2021

Doured Daghistani, M.D.
Medical Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida

Doured Daghistani, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABP MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABP. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

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