Novel Treatment Options in Secondary AML
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Today, there are many tools that can be utilized to determine a patient’s diagnosis. In this activity, Dr. Eunice Wang discusses initial diagnosis, disease prognostication, developing a treatment plan for secondary AML including novel treatment options, and incorporating this data into personalized treatment. She will also cover her recommendations for how to manage patients with secondary AML.
This activity is designed for multidisciplinary healthcare providers in the community setting, including hematologists, oncologists, pharmacists and other allied healthcare professionals who provide care to patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Differentiate and define the two distinct subtypes of sAML
- Design a comprehensive initial diagnostic testing protocol as outlined by NCCN, ASH, and CAP guidelines in all new patients assessed for AML
- Outline importance of disease prognostication and classification which may impact patient outcome
- Develop a treatment plan incorporating novel treatment strategy which is aligned with patient/provider goals, quality of life, and available agents to treat this subtype of AML
- Incorporate updated data into treatment considerations recognizing importance of clinical trial referral
Novel Treatment Options in Secondary AML – Eunice S. Wang, MD
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Eunice S. Wang, MD
Chief, Clinical Leukemia Service
Professor, Department of Medicine
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, New York
Dr. Eunice Wang earned her medical degree from the Keck (University of Southern California) School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital, followed by clinical and research fellowships in hematology-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She is Chief of the Leukemia Service and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, New York. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine of Biomedical Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-UB).
Dr. Wang is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Clinical Practice treatment guidelines panels for acute myeloid and acute lymphocytic leukemia. She is a prior recipient of a NIH Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award (CCITLA) and a Mentored Research Scholar award from the American Cancer Society. Dr. Wang has authored/co-authored more than 90 peer-reviewed articles in the field of hematological malignancies. She maintains an active clinical practice with a portfolio of early phase clinical trials in acute leukemias and myeloid malignancies. She also leads a translational laboratory focused on preclinical studies of novel agents targeting the marrow microenvironment and immune responses.
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Dr. Eunice Wang has received honoraria related to formal advisory activities from AbbVie Inc., Astellas Pharma US, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Genentech, Inc., Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, Kite Pharma, MacroGenics, Inc., Pfizer Inc., and PTC Therapeutics, as well as speakers’ bureau activities from DAVA Oncology, Pfizer, and Stemline Therapeutics, Inc.
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