iwAL 2018

Watch iwAL 2018 now!

The 1st International Workshop on Acute Leukemias (iwAL) took place on February 16–18, 2018, in St. Pete’s Beach, FL. iwAL was established to encourage interactive debates and discussions on AML and ALL.

VJHemOnc is pleased to bring you e-learning webcasts from iwAL 2018! Whether you were not able to attend in person or you want to experience it all again, all eight educational sessions are available to watch at your convenience. Covering the key topics in AL, including MRD, CAR T-cells, checkpoint inhibitors, novel drugs, trial design, and advances in epigenomics, the e-learning webcasts will bring you up to speed on the latest advances presented at iwAL 2018.

Session I: What Does Genomics Tell Us About Patient Management?

Featuring: Dr Ari Melnick
Weill Cornell Medicine
Epigenetic Landscape in Acute Leukemias

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Session II: Biology & Evolving Genomic Landscape of ALL

Featuring: Anjali Advani
Case Western Reserve University
Early T-cell precursor ALL

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Session III: Optimization of Standard Treatment in AML

Featuring: Professor Wolfgang Hiddeman
LMU-University Hospital Munich
Post-Remission Therapy

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Session IV: Treatment Strategies in ALL

Featuring: Professor Daniel DeAngelo
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Targeting CD22+ ALL– Inotuzumab Ozogamicin

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Session V: Special Topic – Is MRD Already a Surrogate for Survival?

Featuring: Dr Farhad Ravandi
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Is MRD Already a Surrogate for Survival?

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Session VI: Novel Approaches and Targeted Therapies in AML

Featuring: Dr Andrew Wei
Monash University, Victoria, Australia
BCL-2 Inhibitors and Combinations – Venetoclax

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Session VII: Immunotherapy for AML & ALL

Featuring: Dr Noelle Frey
University of Pennsylvania
CAR T-Cell Therapy in B-Cell ALL

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Session VIII: Current & Future Challenges in Trial Design

Featuring: Professor Mark Levis
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
New Therapies for FLT3+ AML – Midostaurin, Gilteritinib & Quizartinib

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iwAL 2019

Following on from a successful 1st International Workshop on Acute Leukemias, the 2nd iwAL workshop will take place in Barcelona, Spain, in 2019 next year.

For information about next year’s meeting, head over to the iwAL website

Keep a lookout for further latest clinical updates in acute leukemias, including advancements in MRD, epigenomics, immunotherapy and trial design.