ALL in Pediatric and AYA Patients: Treatment Options including BMT, Care and Support

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Central Time
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  • Describe the latest treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) for pediatric, and adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients, including current and emerging therapies
  • Explain the impact of timely blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) referral
  • Describe the psychosocial impact of diagnosis and treatment, and strategies to support patients and families
  • Identify educational programs and resources to support patients and caregivers


Jennifer Reichek, MD, MSW
Attending Physician, Hematology, Oncology, Transplant, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Director, STAR (Survivors Taking Action and Responsibility) Program, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago;
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Kimberly Kasow, DO
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member
Director of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at UNC-Chapel Hill

Joni Lamb, LCSW
Senior Oncology Social Worker, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

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