April 21 was acute myeloid leukemia (AML) World Awareness Day and to mark the occasion Change Together kicked off a series of articles with leading figures from the advocacy community. People who are working to improve the outcomes and quality of life for patients with this rare aggressive cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
As part of this program, we will be presenting a live webinar on May 3 with a panel of experts to debate how we can drive positive change for patients through education and awareness.
This webinar is aimed at all advocates, not just those working with AML patients, as we learn from our expert panel how their organizations are bringing about change.
The panel and the topics they will be covering are as follows.
- Dr. Gwen Nichols, Chief Medical Officer of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on coordinating the group’s groundbreaking Beat AML Master Trial, which is taking the latest research from the lab to the clinic.
- Kathleen Weis, Chief Executive Officer of the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation, on the changing treatment landscape, which is bringing new hope to patients, and how her group is supporting the AML community.
- Representatives from Know AML, the global AML awareness initiative established in 2017 – Gary Nolan from the Know AML secretariat and Brian Tomlinson, patient advocate ambassador and Chief Program Officer at CancerCare – explaining how the project started and the role that patient advocates play in it.
The live webinar takes place on Thursday, May 3 at 11.30 am ET / 10.30 am CT. To register for the webinar, please click on the button below. If you’re not able to make the live event, register and you can watch the recorded version at a time and place that suits you.