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VIDEO: ASCO education session focuses on novel therapies for young adults with leukemia

August 27, 2016

Understanding of an adherence to treatment regimens is critical for young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia according to Wendy Stock, MD, of the University of Chicago, and Elias J. Jabbour, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. These complicated, and sometimes long-term treatment strategies, may require additional provider and caregiver support to avoid patients becoming discouraged and stopping therapy.

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