Navigation Links
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Avella Specialty Pharmacy to Present Free Event on Oral Chemotherapy Drugs
Date:1/24/2013

PHOENIX, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Avella Specialty Pharmacy announce they will present a day of discussion about the latest advancements, trends and management of oral chemotherapy medications. The free event will take place on Feb. 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, 1475 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.

Local hematology/oncology community members will provide in-depth presentations on oral chemotherapy drugs including current trends, compliance and medication management. The event will feature two breakout sessions – one for nurses wherein they can earn complimentary CE credits and the other track for cancer patients and their families – as well as a town hall-style session featuring several local experts.

"More than 35 percent of the 400 cancer drugs in the pipeline are oral chemotherapy drugs. They clearly are the wave of the future," stated John Musil , Pharm.D., founder and CEO of Avella. "However, with so many breakthroughs, it's difficult for patients to stay on top of all of them. Our partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society aligns with our mission of optimizing patient health by educating healthcare professionals and patients on these advancements. Our hope is to provide similar discussions throughout the year as there is a growing need for this type of education."

Healthcare professionals will learn about current oral chemotherapy drug trends, compliance and best practices on how to provide adequate patient surveillance and support. Eric Sredzinski , Pharm.D., AAHIVE, Pharmacy Program Director, ADAP at Avella will lead this session. Continuing education credit will be provided to nurses.

The patient breakout session will focus on the importance of adhering to oral chem
'/>"/>

SOURCE Avella Specialty Pharmacy
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Ambit and Astellas Announce Presentation of Results from Phase 2 ACE Study of Quizartinib in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology
2. Burlington Coat Factory Completes Another Record Year of Supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in its Quest to Beat Cancer
3. Ambit Biosciences Completes $50 Million Financing to Advance Lead Drug Candidate in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
4. Constellation Pharmaceuticals and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Partner to Develop Novel BET Inhibitor for the Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies
5. Actinium Pharmaceuticals Commences Screening for the Second Cohort of Patients in the Companys Ongoing Phase I/II Trial in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
6. Actinium Pharmaceuticals Announces The Addition of The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center To Actiniums Multicenter Clinical Trial For Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
7. Trovagene, Inc., Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for NPM Mutants to Diagnose and Monitor Acute Myeloid Leukemia
8. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Celator Pharmaceuticals Announce $5 Million Partnership to Support Phase 3 Development of CPX-351 for AML
9. Cell Therapeutics to Host Investor and Analyst Meeting to Discuss Targeted Agents in Myelofibrosis and High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome/Acute Myeloid Leukemia on Sunday, June 3, 2012, in Chicago
10. Amgens BiTE® Antibody Blinatumomab (AMG 103) Achieved High Rate of Complete Response in Adult Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
11. Medical Devices 2013: A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange- Sustaining the Vitality of the Industry and Your Company
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept 23, 2014  Vesselon, Inc. today ... Board of Directors, effective September 15, 2014. Dr. Raths, ... as its placement agent to market a private preferred ... and early stroke treatment. "Jurgen,s deep experience ... be a great asset to Vesselon as we develop ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... DALLAS , September 23, 2014 ... "Ablation Technologies Market by Product (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible ... Cardiovascular, Cancer, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics) - Global Forecasts to ... Market over the forecast period of 2014 to ... Billion by 2019, at CAGR of 9.6% from ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept. 23, 2014 A case report ... a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into a patient ... ventricles were reversed, along with other abnormalities. ... modifying the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to treat a ... report and video in the Journal of Visualized Experiments ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Vesselon Announces Jurgen Raths, MD to Serve on Board of Directors 2Vesselon Announces Jurgen Raths, MD to Serve on Board of Directors 3Ablation Technologies Market Worth $3.81 Billion by 2019 2Ablation Technologies Market Worth $3.81 Billion by 2019 3Ablation Technologies Market Worth $3.81 Billion by 2019 41st Use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a 17-Year-Old Congenital Heart Disease Patient at Pediatric Hospital 21st Use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a 17-Year-Old Congenital Heart Disease Patient at Pediatric Hospital 31st Use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a 17-Year-Old Congenital Heart Disease Patient at Pediatric Hospital 4
... Korea , May 10 CrystalGenomics, Inc., a novel ... Ascending Dose) study for its novel antibiotic candidate, CG400549, has been ... , , ... targeting ENR (Enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase, which is a critical enzyme ...
... May 10 Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ... Generics Limited and Glenmark Generics Inc., USA , has ... that resolves patent litigation related to Glenmark,s challenge to Merck,s ... involving a challenge by Glenmark which sought to launch a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CrystalGenomics Announces Successful Completion of a Phase I SAD Clinical Trial for CG400549, its Novel Antibiotic Candidate 2Par's Development and Marketing Partner, Glenmark, Enters Into A Settlement Agreement With Merck To Settle Patent Litigation Over Generic ZETIA(R) 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay ... breast milk is more likely than a blood transfusion to ... a new study finds. The researchers evaluated more than ... weighed 3.3 pounds or less and many who were born ... whether breast milk or transfusions carried the bigger risk. Infants ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A test used ... geographic regions where certain lung infections are more common, a ... lung cancer is through the use of what,s known as ... imaging called FDG-PET is used, according to the study authors. ... do parts of the lungs that don,t have ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... with its advances promises of individualized genetic information ... Genetic tests are already guiding treatments of ... virus (HPC), and emerging research is showing genetic ... individual,s susceptibility to addiction to a substance, and ... appear to be many benefits inherent in the ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 ... affordable care? The National Quality Forum (NQF) ... sheet ( http://www.qualityforum.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=77687 ), and an infographic ( ... the rising cost of healthcare, how patients define ... for consumers to get the best possible healthcare ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 What: ... Manhattan’s Upper West Side that embodies the inclusion ... Eden: Christians, Scripture and the Ecological Crisis, a ... B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament at ... for ancient wisdom that lends insight into current ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds 2Health News:Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds 3Health News:Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer 2Health News:NYU-Mount Sinai Beth Israel study explores drug users' opinions on genetic testing 2Health News:Finding Affordable Care: Asking the Right Question is Key 2Health News:Inhabiting Eden: Christians, Scripture, and the Ecological Crisis – Public Lecture to Discuss Faith-Based Environmentalism 2
... revealed that women do not put on weight as a ... center said that the belief weight is gained as a ... such beliefs// are not based on facts. ... over the past few years that examined the effects of ...
... predisposed where smoking is concerned, according to a new research. ... habit. A gene which is called CYP2A6 serves to regulate ... for smoking addiction. ,People carry different forms ... particular parts of the world, and the Asiatic people show ...
... in the functioning of the heart with the progress of age ... according to a study which the Journal of the American College ... goes to show that primary aging can // be delayed by ... ,This fact has already been proved in the ...
... A DNA study conducted at the burial pits of ancient ... large-scale devastation to the city. The Golden Age of Athens ... this // epidemic, which is said to have wiped out ... epidemic was in Ethiopia, between 430-426 BC, which later spread ...
... dish ‘Haggis’ had an increased fat diet which the officials ... are now facing a high risk of getting obese and ... Haggis not more than once in a week. ... liver and heart of sheep which is mixed with oatmeal ...
... herbs along with conventional medical treatment for severe acute respiratory ... life// of such victims, according to latest reports. It may ... margin. ,The researchers of the present study ... of 654 SARS patients, treated with both allopathic and Chinese ...
Cached Medicine News: